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

  • Sat

    Bianca Lovatelli's Book Signing

    2:00 - 4:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    IMG_4264          Please join us for Bianca Maria Lovatelli's book signing of her memoir, The Maverick Contessa on Saturday, April, 18th from 2:00 - 4:00pm.  Lovatelli was born an Italian Countess.  She pulls back the curtain on aristocratic living.  She amusingly describes her Miss Rome crowning, and traces her ascent to become a doyen of Brazilian and Argentine high society.  She recounts her passionate ventures into journalism, television, politics and motherhood.  She resides in Carmel, Indiana.  Come meet the never boring, "Maverick Contessa" herself! Call 733-1747 to reserve your copy.

  • Sun


    12:00 - 3:00pmMulberry Fields Park in Zionsville

    IMG_3975          Join us for KITE DAY on Sunday, April 26th (Rain date a week later, Sunday, May 3rd) from 12:00 to 3:00 at Mulberry Fields Park in Zionsvlle (located just West of corner of Ford and Whitestown Roads on Whitestown Rd.)  This is a fun, family and community event.  We ask $2 per person or $5 for a family of 4.  All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Zionsville and The HAWK Foundation of Zionsville.  Bring your own kites or you can purchase one from Earth Explorer Toys - they will be selling kites.  Picnics are encouraged.  KITE DAY is brought to you by Black Dog Books.  Please check our Facebook for up to date weather decisions.