The Ivy Bookshop

Gift Guide
"It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked, through understanding;
and to the open-handed the search for one who shall receive is joy greater than giving."

Kahlil Gibran

The Ivy Bookshop

The Ivy is Baltimore’s largest independent bookstore. We carry something for everyone — children and adults alike — and our staff is eager to make unexpected recommendations. You can reach us at 410-377-2966, via, or visit You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or sign up for our weekly newsletter to learn about upcoming (virtual) events and all sorts of bookish things.

Visit Us!

The Ivy is open for limited capacity browsing from 10am to 7pm. Not ready to visit yet? Have your books shipped! During business hours, you are also welcome to stroll around our more than two-acre property, which features a StoryWalk, meditation paths, pocket gardens with benches and a lovely expanse of lawn that’s perfect for a picnic!

Ivy Bookshop
5928 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD 21209

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