Our Story

Store Front Doylestown Bookstore
The Doylestown Bookshop is a locally owned and operated bookstore dedicated to preserving the heritage and traditions of independent bookstore ideals. Since opening our doors in 1998 in downtown Doylestown we have been able to offer our customers an alternative to the ordinary. We carry an extensive inventory of new and nearly new books from classic literature to current bestsellers. Our staff is knowledgeable and friendly and able to help you choose the perfect book for you or your family.
Children's room and writing books display at the Doylestown Bookshop
Our Mission Statement
The Doylestown Bookshop is an independent bookstore committed to:
Inspiring a love of reading which fosters intellectual growth........
........bringing discovery, knowledge, adventure, fantasy, magic, the past, the present, and the future to each and every reader.
Supporting and connecting to our community through books and events........
........offering a choice for entertainment and education while enhancing the quality of life in our community.
Providing an inviting and comfortable space........
........including shelves of books to explore, aisles of toys and gifts to wander through, a cafe to refresh and refuel and cozy chairs to rest and read in.
Welcoming and supporting families........
........providing books, games and toys that grow the imagination and bring parents and children together.
Helping every customer find just the right book........
........enriching the personal, educational and professional experience of our customers.
The Doylestown Bookshop, purveyors of knowledge and wonder!
Various booksellers posed sitting and standing around books, some reading books, in front of a wall of bookcases at The Doylestown Bookshop
Owner/Manager/Adult Book Buyer
Glenda Childs
Children's Book Buyer
Hannah Smith
Manager/Gift & Stationary Buyer
Jennifer Brenninger
Events Manager Laura Steavenson
Marketing Manager & Special Projects
Krisy Paredes
Floor Manager/Periodicals
Daniel Elisii