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
  • Selected new books
  • Books by local authors
  • Monthly book group
  • Annual book sale


Upcoming Events

  • Fri

    "THE RAVEN" A Candle Light Reading by Patrick Kalahar

    8:00 pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    THE RAVEN returns evermore!  And Patrick Kalahar returns to Black Dog Books for the 6th year to give us a candle light reading of Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven.  He is already growing a mustache for the event!  Per tradition, it will be at 8PM on the first Friday of October.

    Come begin the fall season with us and Edgar Allan Poe.  After the reading Patrick, a Poe expert, will answer questions.  Raven cookies and cider will be served.  We look forward to seeing you in candle light!