We’re an independent, used bookstore with a big ambition – to foster literacy in our community, through affordable and free access to books.
When you shop at The Book Deal, you’re helping us to give away free children’s books (5 per child per visit) in the community!
In addition to direct giveaways to the community, we also offer a 10% discount to current and former educators.
We’re currently in the process of setting up additional ongoing partnerships and are always welcome to any suggestions!
Join us in our commitment to accessible literacy. Happy Reading!
January 14, 2023 – Wisconsin State Journal – ‘Bookstore co-owner extends love of reading to community’
October 5, 2022 – BRAVA Magazine – ‘7 Bookshops Worth The Stop’
July 15, 2021 – News Break – ‘Best Independent Bookstores to Browse in Madison’
August 3, 2020 – The Bozho – ‘5 bookstores to support in Madison during COVID-19’
July 31, 2020 – Book and Film Globe – ‘Stranger Than Fiction: Months into the pandemic, indie booksellers grapple with the challenges of reopening’
March 23, 2020 – Spectrum News 1 – ‘Madison Bookstore Creates Unique Drive-Through After Having to Close Shop’
October 18, 2019 – Madison Magazine – ‘The Book Deal aims to increase literacy by making books affordable’
July 21, 2019 – Wisconsin State Journal – ‘The Book Deal peddles $4 books, donates one for each sold’
July 3, 2019 – Isthmus – ‘It’s a Find’
May 2019 – Press Release – ‘Community-Focused Independent Bookstore in Madison Celebrates First Anniversary, Continues Social Mission’
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As part of our effort to give away a book to the community for every book sold at The Book Deal, we recently were honored to set up a booth during Parent/Teacher Conferences at Leopold Elementary School. . In just one day, we were able to give away over 400 books! Each student was allowed to choose any book to keep and many were given a free book coupon as well. . We're always seeking new opportunities to help promote literacy in the community and welcome any suggestions! Please DM us with any suggestions. . Happy Reading! 📚📚📚 . . . . . #thebookdeal #books #bookstore #booksarebest #madisonwi #madisonwisconsin #wisconsin #wisconsinites #booknerd #usedbookstores #bookstagram #booksbooksbooks #usedbookstores #bookworm #bookstorelife #localbookstore