Black Dog Books offers personalized services in historic Zionsville, IN (just 3 miles northwest of Indianapolis).

We look for hard to find books for you. We carry general stock, literature, poetry, mystery, religion, philosophy, psychology, children’s books, history, science, nature, gardening, dog books, Indiana, cookbooks, fine bindings, art, photography, architecture, humor, biography, sports and domestic arts.

Our friendly and reliable staff is always there to assist you in all your needs. We also offer greeting cards, journals, antiquarian maps, bookends and artwork.


Learn More About Black Dog Books:

  • Quality used and rare books sold
  • Buying libraries and collections
  • Book repairs
  • Book searches

 Featured Artists:

  • Watercolor pet portraits by Beth Armstrong
  • Photography by Patrick McDonald
  • Stephen Fletcher – Indiana Landscapes Photography
  • Bill Warren – Worldwide Nature Photography
  • Jack Marvel – Local Photography
  • Dan Albright – Photography About Books


Upcoming Events

  • Thu


    6:30pm - 8:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main St., Zionsville, IN

    Rosaleen Crowley will be reading from her new book, img_5528  Point of Connection. This book of poetry and paintings reflects her Irish culture and poetic heritage.  Rosaleen's Irish heritage inspires her love of water, trees and open spaces.  Her interest in poetry and drama influence her passion for painting.  She writes a poem for each of her paintings.  She paints in oil and acrylics.  "Painting is silent poetry and poetry is painting with a gift of speech." Simonides (556BC-468BC).

    Rosaleen experiences life through a physical and spiritual connection to Irish and American culture via her dual homes in Cork Ireland and Carmel, Indiana.  The rich focus in both communities on education and the arts makes it easy.

    She will speak on Ireland's rich culture and heritage, the two cultures coming together, and the legacy of tradition and values to the next generation.  Rosaleen will also share some stories.

    Please join us!  And feel free to call and reserve your copy of the beautiful book, Point of Connection. (317)733-1747.  Refreshments will be served.  erwqc_q8