Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Harrisburg

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  • I was completely thrilled with the sheer size and amount of books that were here. They have all different genres and even rare and used books. I came once before and insisted that this was one of the ...  more »
  • What an amazing place! And it doesn't stop! There are levels downstairs that just keep winding around! We had to go back the next morning to finish looking around, and even then we bought so many book...  more »
  • Such an amazing and abundant collection of used and new books in every subject, arrayed in a seemingly endless series of rooms. Easy to lose yourself there.  more »
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  • A friend and I stopped in here after choir practice last week for a late night treat. I honestly had no idea this place existed before she took me there. I loved the old world architecture and tasteful way their books were set up. The aroma of lattes and cinnamon filled the place. Staff was very friendly. We sat up on the second floor balcony to have our coffee and then we browsed their selection. Will definitely be stopping by again soon!
  • Five star bookstore, three star cafe. But the bookstore part is legit cool. It's a converted church and makes excellent and creative use of the space. There are tables where you can sit and read and sip your coffee (which is just ok). And it never feels crowded. This place really blows those chain bookstores out of the water. Great selection, and the displays are well tailored to current events, but in an educational rather than gimmicky way. They also have a good selection of literature and even some academic books (though you might have to hunt for the latter). They also sell vinyls and old posters, but books are the main attraction here. I haven't felt this comfortable in a bookstore in years.
  • This store IS great. The book selection is always great. Great books for all ages, education levels and interest. I recommend this shop to everyone. There's eats, entertainment & people. A great combination for fun.
  • If you love books and live within a hundred miles you have to check this out. Modest cafe but right across the street from the Broad St market. Not the same scale as Powell's in Portland OR but same vibe. This is smack in the middle of one of Harrisburg's revival neighborhoods
  • Cool, labyrinthine building. They have a great selection of new and used books. There is also a bakery and coffee bar. This would be a great place to spend a day when the weather is crappy outside

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