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.

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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

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Upcoming Events

  • Fri
    07
    Aug
    2015

    POETRY READING & BOOK SIGNING - "URBAN VOICES"

    7:30 pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Brinkman Headshot T2Co-editor Joyce Brinkman along with contributing poets, Ruthellen Burns and Joseph Heithaus will be reading and autographing this anthology titled Urban Voices:  51 Poems  From 51 American Poets.  This book includes poems from America's top poets including Billy Collins, Ted Kooser, Jorie Grahm and Coleman Barks. IMG_2628

  • Sat
    08
    Aug
    2015

    SHERLOCK HOLMES COLLECTION PREVIEW NIGHT

    7:00 - 8:30pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    If you are a Sherlock Holmes fan, collector or just curious, please join us for a preview of a local Sherlock Holmes collection.  Books and other Sherlock Holmes related items will be available for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 8th, 7:00 - 8:30pm.  Free event.  IMG_3926

  • Fri
    02
    Oct
    2015

    "THE RAVEN" A CANDLE LIGHT READING

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

    Join us for our annual candle light reading of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven".  Patrick Kalahar will perform the reading.  Refreshments will be served.  Free event.IMG_4496

  • Sat
    24
    Oct
    2015

    DAN WAKEFIELD BOOK SIGNING: "UNDER THE APPLE TREE"

    1:00 - 2:30pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

     

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    To commemorate the 70th anniversary of World War II ending, award winning author, Dan Wakefield will be signing his newly revised book, Under the Apple Tree which portrays what it was like to live in middle America home front during World War II.

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    Dan Wakefield is a novelist, screenwriter, journalist and memoir writer.  His books, Going All the Way and Starting Over were both produced as films.  At 2:00pm Dan will give a brief talk and do Q & A.  Call 733-1747 to reserve your copy.