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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

Nerdy Farm Wife's Jan Berry Signs
4/19 11:30am

Before her workshop (tickets also available and include a book!), Jan will be hanging out in the store for a bit to answer questions and sign books. This...

Christina Dalcher Returns to Fountain!
4/22 6:30pm

We are so very excited to welcome back one of our newest favorite authors on tour for her second book! Vox was a MASSIVE Fountain Favorite in 2018: read and...

Independent Bookstore Day!
4/25 10am

A day of fun, games, special deals, and more! Check our website for updates.

An Afternoon of Mystery with Erica Ruth Neubauer and Bradley Harper
5/3 1pm

Enjoy an afternoon of conversation with Erica Ruth Neubauer and Bradley Harper, both authors of daring and dynamic historical mysteries! Erica Ruth Neubauer...

A Cozy Afternoon with Esme Addison and Mollie Cox Bryan
5/16 2pm

We love cozies at Fountain! Spend the afternoon with debut author Esme Addison and returning guest Mollie Cox Bryan as we chat about all things...

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