Welcome to our bookstore!

Locally owned and operated since 1974

Visit Our Store 7 Days a Week:
Monday-Friday..........9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday.................9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday...................9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Little Professor Book Center
65 S. Court St.
Athens, OH 45701

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Order through our online partner Baker & Taylor
(online prices do not necessarily reflect our in-store prices)

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Hardcover Fiction 20% OFF all the time
Bestsellers 20% OFF all the time
We order new and used books and also order books from overseas.

We can special order DVDs and CDs 
     and have them directly shipped to your house or you can pick them up at the store.

Free delivery in and around Athens when ordering directly through the store.

About us

Our Bookselling Staff:
Our bookselling staff know and love books. Their book knowledge goes beyond the
popular to offer unique books that nourish the particular interests of book lovers.

Our Inventory:
Our Little Professor Book Center offers a complete selection of hardcover
and paperback books, as well as a complete selection of magazines, 
and calendars.  
We pride ourselves on offering an inventory selection that
reflects the needs 
and interests our community.

Our Services:
We order daily, so if a book is not on the shelf,
we can usually have it for you in 
two or three days.

We do out-of-print book and hard-to-find searches.

We mail books anywhere in the world.

If your order is a gift, we can gift wrap it for you at no charge.

We provide free delivery within the area.

We buy back textbooks and XBox, Wii, and Playstation video games.

We discount the New York Times Bestsellers List books 20%.

We offer AAA Members a 10% discount on all non-sale books.

Recent Announcements

  • Author Event Come see former Ohio University Dean of Libraries Emeritus Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee Don't miss it! Wednesday, 5/18, at Alden 4th floor, 1-2 pm
    Posted May 17, 2016, 12:22 PM by Little Professor Book Center
  • Author Event Cori McCarthy & Kurt Dinan Join Cori McCarthy & Kurt Dinana as they discuss their books at Athens Public LibrarySaturday, May 7th3-4:30pmSigning to follow!
    Posted May 16, 2016, 11:34 AM by Little Professor Book Center
  • Sidewalk Sale!!! Thursday April 21 through Sunday April 24AWESOME DEALS ON SUMMER READS
    Posted Apr 15, 2016, 1:58 PM by Little Professor Book Center
  • Untitled Post 31st Annual Spring Literary FestivalApril 6th-8thGuest Authors:    Stuart Dybek           Kelly Link            Phillip LopateKevin Prufer            Ellen Bryant VoigtWednesday, April 6th7:30p.m., Kelly Link lecture ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2016, 10:21 AM by Little Professor Book Center
  • Gary Rivlin Book Discussion Join Gary Rivlin as he discusses his bookKatrina: After the FloodWenesday, April 13th7pmWalter HallRoom 135Book signing to follow!
    Posted Mar 31, 2016, 9:49 AM by Little Professor Book Center
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