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Fountain Bookstore

Opened in 1978, the Fountain Bookstore is an independent, general, full-service bookstore serving the Metro Richmond area and the world!  

Fountain hosts more author programming than any other entity in the state of Virginia.  Check it out!  We also ship these autographed copies worldwide.

You will find enthusiastic booksellers happy to talk about their favorite books at Fountain and you will also find a quirky selection of cards, gifts, and more!

1312 E. Cary St. Richmond, VA 23219

Place Type

Literary Art


(804) 788-1594




Upcoming Events

Pre-Release Launch Party for M.K. England!!!
1/19 12pm

Not only does M.K. England write the most amazing book, she's the most amazing person and a great supporter of the store!!! We have obtained special...

Fountain of Evidence Book Club
1/20 6:30pm

Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. Fountain of Evidence features discussions on books in the popular "true crime"...

Fountain Of Youth Book Club
1/26 10am

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting...

Mesha Maren and Randall O'Wain In Conversation
1/27 6:30pm

The authors this evening will be discussing class and Appalachia with plenty of time at the end of the program for your questions. “Maren is masterly...

Julie Langsdorf Paperback Launch Party
1/28 6:30pm

Sporting a sensational new cover treatment, we are stoked to celebrate the paperback release of this book club catnip: White Elephant!!! Author Julie...

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