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City Lights Bookstore

3 E Jackson St, Sylva, NC 28779-5668
+1 828-586-9499
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Very nice bookstore

Comfortable bookstore with a new and used section, large children's section, resident cat and an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
path51
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Asheville, North Carolina
Great bookstore

I love going to this bookstore and the coffee shop. There are lots of options for great coffee and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jan T
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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yesterday
“Very nice bookstore”
5 days ago
“Great bookstore”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3 E Jackson St, Sylva, NC 28779-5668
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+1 828-586-9499
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Reviewed yesterday

Comfortable bookstore with a new and used section, large children's section, resident cat and an area highlighting local authors.

Thank path51
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love going to this bookstore and the coffee shop. There are lots of options for great coffee and good books to go with it. It’s a nice place to hang out with friends and enjoy a relaxing lunch or snack. The used book store...More

Thank Jan T
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

In a time when bookstores in general are struggling, it was encouraging to find one with great variety, new and used, and City Lights includes an Appalachian Room! The staff are knowledgeable and very helpful, which helps the bookstore thrive. They have a large used...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I love to read a lot and City Lights could get almost anything you want. The prices are average depending on what you are looking for and the people are nice. The only thing I didn't like would be the cat(s). I'm highly allergic to...More

2  Thank Moxielady7
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

The staff is always willing to help and, well, they know their stuff! This is the bookstore to visit if you're looking for local business and for a hospitable experience. Plus, the bookstore kitties sure are a pleasure and are as equally helpful in locating...More

2  Thank edlehman85
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

City Lights Bookstore is independently owned and delightfully quirky. It's small but well stocked, including a colorful children's section. The back of the store houses used books for sale or trade.

2  Thank Barbara J H
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

A great friendly place to have lunch nice staff children welcoming and good value for money it was a very pleasant experience and we will definately come again

1  Thank Alastair S
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

From the moment you walk through the front door it feels like home, even if you are there for the first time. Friendly and knowledgeable sales staff, two purrfect bookstore cats, community information and public events. New and used books available in stock, or they...More

2  Thank Nancy L
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Reviewed 29 January 2015

This is a great bookstore - it has everything you will need to fill those quiet times reading. They also have a wonderful restaurant attached to the store that has delicious food, great service and fun atmosphere.

1  Thank Wunder3
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

The kids room is a great place for a pit stop on your walk around town to read a few books and let the kids spin in the fabulous egg chair. Also sell local crafts and just a wonderful selection of new and used books....More

1  Thank Sara S
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