Where have all the second-hand bookshops in regional Victoria gone?

A few years ago I asked What happened to Melbourne’s second-hand bookshops?. I gotta update that list, but in the meantime here’s another (I presume incomplete) list of second-hand bookshops in ‘regional’ Victoria.

Albury*
Books on Dean ‘Our bookshop is located next to the Cinema Centre, at the railway end of Dean Street, in Albury’ (NSW).

Bacchus Marsh
Forge Bookbarn : 100 Main Street

Ballarat
Minerva’s Books & Ideas ‘Formerly a secondhand bookshop at the front of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute in Ballarat and now selling books online and producing creative media about the lives of books and the ideas they ignite.’
• Sothis Books and Sartorial [Facebook] : 121 Sturt Street
• The Known World Bookshop [Facebook] : 28 Main Road

Beechworth
Quercus : 26-30 Ford Street

Belgrave
Through the Looking Glass : 1669 Burwood Highway

Benalla
Good Reading : 45 Church Street : ‘Visitors to our Benalla shop, please note that our hours are irregular.’

Bendigo
Benjamin Jay Books : Plumes Emporium, 284-288 High Street
• Book Mark [Facebook] : 24 High Street
Book Now : 1 Farmers Lane

Campbell’s Creek
Book Heaven : 47 Main Road

Castlemaine
Mount of Alex : 273 Barker Street
• Soldier & Scholar : 215 Barker Street

Clunes is Booktown
Huc & Gabet: Books of Interest : ‘The Bookatorium is a small book shop hidden away close to the centre of Clunes … only open by appointment. If you’re here in town call us and if we are available, we can open in a few minutes … don’t be shy, call us.’
• Index on Literature : 102 Bailey Street
Orpheus
The Book Fossicker : 55 Fraser Street [Scratched?]

Daylesford
Paradise Bookshop [Facebook] : 46 Vincent Street

Eaglehawk
Trash Cult : 15 High Street

Echuca
Read Heeler [Facebook] : 580 High Street

Euroa
Already Read : 78 Binney Street

Geelong
Books Around [Facebook] : 24 James Street
Read Heeler : 192 Moorabool Street

Kyneton
Aesop’s Attic : 70 High Street
Long Story Short : Upstairs 58-60 Piper Street

Port Fairy
Blarney Books & Art : 37 James Street

Portland
Paper Nautilus Bookstore : 65/67 Bentinck Street

Rutherglen
Tapsell’s Books and Music : 77 Main Street

Talbot
Slightly Bent Books : 49 Scandinavian Crescent

Warrandyte
Yarra Cottage Books : 189 Yarra Street

Wonthaggi
Ramalama Book Exchange [Facebook] : 1 McBride Avenue

Woodend
Woodend Bookshop : 104 High Street

Yarck
Books At Yarck : 6591 Maroondah Highway

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1 Response to Where have all the second-hand bookshops in regional Victoria gone?

  1. jazzminia says:

    The Book Inn, 94 Wyndham Street, Shepparton, Vic

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