Cozy, Warm and Independently Owned
At Main Street Books we specialize in St. Charles' local history and guidebooks, Western history (including Civil War and Lewis and Clark) and children's books, but our store inventory includes all categories. We also offer selected used books.
We host two book clubs each month and frequent special events. Don't forget our Frequent Buyer Program. Buy 12 books and receive the 13th free (average of prior 12 purchases). Ask for your card today.
The store is located in the Historic District in St. Charles, Missouri. You can find directions on the sidebar to the left. Our building is more than 190 years old and was the residence of the first Secretary of State of Missouri, William Pettus. Want to know more about historic St. Charles and what has survived until today? See below.
GET YOUR 2014 ST CHARLES CALENDAR!
Get your St Charles 2014 Calendar exclusively at Main Street Books. This calendar features twelve high quality photographs of scenes of Historic Main Street.
We Provide E-Commerce OptionsYou may order books from us online to be picked up at the store or to be shipped direct to your home. *Please note that your search on the website will show what is available from our distributor.* If you want to know if we have it in stock at the store, please call. Also, some books say "Subject to Availability" We will have to check to let you know whether the book is actually available. Please call if you have questions. Thanks.
You can also order our autographed books online. Please put in the comments that you want an autographed book.
Thinking about buying an e-reader?
WE HAVE THE KOBO GLO AND ACCESSORIES FOR SALE.
We will be selling ebooks through our website, and Glo ereaders by Kobo in the store. Come by for a demonstration.
Kobo, a leader in eReading, has more than 10 million registered users worldwide, with 3 million books, newspapers, and magazines. Kobo’s Read Freely philosophy supports an open platform and adoption of industry standards to ensure that people own the books they buy and are never locked to one device or service. Additionally, Kobo offers free eReading apps so people can read conveniently anytime, anyplace from a device they already own. With Kobo, consumers can easily browse and shop from our store, our website, and automatically sync your library across most popular devices including iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac, PC, and smartphones, as well as all Kobo eReaders.
You can browse or search for e-books. It's under the KOBO logo on the right. You can also get more information at the Kobo website.
Already have a Kobo or other e-reader (not a Kindle). You can open a Kobo account through our store, Just follow the link below;