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Jim Reed Books

2021 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3334
+1 205-326-4460
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Hidden Treasure Seeking

Oh man, this place is like a hoarders paradise and that's what makes it incredible! I just wanted... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Courtney L
via mobile
Always a fun experience

JIM Reed Books and Museum of Fond Memories is always an interesting and relaxing visit. It has... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Felecia H
via mobile
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14 Jul 2017
“Hidden Treasure Seeking”
1 Jan 2017
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2021 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3334
+1 205-326-4460
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Oh man, this place is like a hoarders paradise and that's what makes it incredible! I just wanted to spend ALL DAY there just going through all the piles of books, and postcards, and old stuff. I wish I had a place like this in...More

Thank Courtney L
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

JIM Reed Books and Museum of Fond Memories is always an interesting and relaxing visit. It has thousands of books from very old and valuable to recent reads. There are many antique and campy objects from times gone by scattered throughout. I check in from...More

Thank Felecia H
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is one of the cutest bookstores I've wandered in. I was in Birmingham visiting family and wandered in one afternoon exploring the city. It was a wonderful experience with books ranging in price and fabulous service. I could have spent hours in the store...More

Thank Victoria Kather... H
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This shop is worth a visit just to look- but if you have a special interest you will be rewarded. The shop owner knows his inventory and can direct you to your area of interest. Plan on spending some time there!

Thank QueenBee0301
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Wandered in at the recommendation of a friend who had visited. I had just a few minutes, but realized I would have to come back and plan to spend a full day or two. Jim or someone like him was really friendly and helpful. Gave...More

Thank Prairiedogg
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I wandered into this Birmingham bookstore looking for a gift. I was warmly greeted as I walked in, and was given remarkably appropriate suggestions based on the description I gave. What most impressed me, though, was how both the staff folks walked right to the...More

Thank JohnAslanoglu
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I have lived in Birmingham all my life. What a nice surprise it was to find Jim Reed Books right under my nose after all this time. I asked for the Life Magazine editions for the weeks of my and my wife's birthdays. He had...More

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Thank Ken S
Reviewed 12 March 2016

This is a book-lover's paradise, it is literally full of books, and Jim will gladly help you find what it is you're looking for.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I just love love love Reed books. It makes me so very happy every time I walk in, hear the bell on the door ring and inhale all the old books. Some people hate that smell; I get tingles when it hits my nose. Jim...More

1  Thank Kalai K
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

It was pretty much love at first sight when I walked in. I could only stay for thirty minutes. Pick up some great philosophy books. I cant wait to finish and return to that gold mine.

Thank GeselleArrate
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