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(319) 753 9981

Shop local - even online!

Thank you for visiting our site. Burlington By the Book is an independent book seller located in southeast Iowa. A place where you can still find a wide selection of paper & ink titles in a world where electronic media is quickly becoming more and more popular. However, with this site, our customers now have access to eBooks and can still support the local independent bookstore. Shop this website and help support independent book sellers and the community! Shop local! 


Burlington By the Book

Retail books, magazines, and gifts


301 Jefferson

Downtown Burlington IA 52601

(319) 753-9981

We special order!


Sunday - 9am to 4pm

Monday - 9am to 6pm

Tuesday - 9am to 6pm

Wednesday - 9am to 6pm

Thursday - 9am to 7pm

Friday - 9am to 7pm

Saturday - 9am to 5pm


- Local & Regional -


- Gifts - 

- eBooks -

Works on many different eReading devices! 

We have a wide selection of local & regional authors and titles, many of which are only available in traditional paper and ink!

We host many author signings throughout the year.

Candles, jigsaw puzzles, mugs, book bags, bookmarks, greeting cards, local art and photography, and more!

Shopping eBooks and shopping local go hand in hand at

Burlington By the Book.

Over 3 million titles and authors available. Please support your independent bookseller by shopping Kobo!

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