Persnickety Books Inc.
Burlington's Own
Used Bookstore

About Us

Burlington's Only Used Bookstore

Persnickety Books is open Tuesday through Friday 10 AM - 5 PM and Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM in downtown Burlington on W. Davis Street just half a block down from the famous Zack's Hotdogs.  We have an ever growing selection of books including  fiction, popular authors, mystery, thrillers, suspense, sci-fi, fantasy, non-fiction, history, biography, children's, YA, Manga and more. 


TRADE-IN PROGRAM

Take advantage of our generous trade-in program.  Bring us your gently used books and trade them in for store credit.

Click here to learn more.


WE LOVE TEACHERS!
Educators!  Be sure to ask about our teacher discount when you come into the store.

30,000 Books and Counting!

New titles added every day!
Our book sourcers work hard to find great deals on used books so you'll find something new to you on our shelves each time you visit. Our little downtown shop is staffed with people ready to help you find the book treasures you seek in two floors jam-packed with books - most priced $4 and under.

Want Free Books?

There are currently two ways to get free used books in Burlington at Persnickety Books.


FIRST ONE IS ON US

Whether you shop for used books in Burlington, used books in Durham or used books in Elon Persnickety Books is here for you.  Sign up to receive email updates and special offers and we'll give you a coupon for a free book.


VOLUNTEER

Volunteers make it possible for us to donate a book back into the community for every book sold. Volunteer your time and earn free books.  

Click the VOLUNTEER link in the navigation menu at the top or bottom of any page.

Contact Us

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Instagram as persnickety_books

Come See Us!

117 W. Davis St, Burlington, NC 27215, US

(336) 934-4300

Hours

MONDAY - FRIDAY 

10 AM - 6 PM

SATURDAY

10 AM - 5 PM

CLOSED SUNDAY