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

    Men's Shopping Night

    5:00 - 8:00+Black Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Black Dog Books joins the Village in being open late so Dad can shop for Mom with the kids.  Dick Wolfsie will be here signing his new book The Right Fluff between 5:00 and 7:00pm.  Wolfsie is known for his humorous writing (books and newspaper columns).  Santa will be popping up at the stores throughout the evening.  We'll have refreshments and a fire to warm you up.  We believe that A Book is a Gift that is Opened Over and Over Again!

  • Sat

    Vernon Petrie's Book Signing "Tuscany al Verano"

    4:30 amBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Vernon Petrie, native Italian, now Hoosier, author, chef and super lawyer will be signing his book, Tuscany al Verano:  The Culinary Journey from Lucca at Black Dog Books.  His story is a personal history of survival, advancement and accomplishment.