Baltimore...the city that reads

Viva Books looks to serve the readers of downtown Baltimore and offers an exceptional range of used books specializing in the arts. Our staff members would be happy to help you locate a book of your choice or advise on the best gift to buy for somebody. If you’re wondering whether a book is in stock email us to find out more.

Holiday and Birthday Gifts

A book can be the perfect gift for a friend, family member, or partner to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or holiday. We sell an exceptional range of books, many that would certainly be an amazing gift. If you’re unsure of what to purchase, ask one of our employees, and they will ask a few questions to get an idea of your friend’s taste before recommending a book that they may enjoy. A book can be a sentimental item, so it’s worth taking ... Learn more

Helpful Staff

Don’t spend hours wandering around bookshops when you can ask one of our experienced and helpful members of staff. Simply approach one of our members of staff with the name or author of the book in question, and they will happily search through the archives to determine whether the respective item is in stock.


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Wheelchair accessible


34 Reviews

Diana C

15 June 2024

15 June


Great selection of books, the owner Viva was super sweet, helped me find the african literature section & recommended a few other fun things to do in the neigh...
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Milo Decker

12 June 2024

12 June


I love viva books. Her cat is awesome and she has a very big selection of books👍she has lots of important historical books as well as new and improved writing....
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