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.


Debit & Credit Cards accepted
Wheelchair accessible


27 Reviews

Eric Carlin

09 November 2023

09 November


Excellent bookstore-- many lost and found gems in the piles. Well curated and maintained. The owner was wonderful with an artist's perspective on dustjackets, t...
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Natalie D

10 September 2023

10 September


I stumbled on this bookstore and was really impressed. It's a blend of new and used books with multiple price points. The store is quite small but has a really ...
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