Due to the Covid-19 and the March 26 proclimation by Iowa Governor Reynolds, The Book Rack retail store location is CLOSED until Iowa Governor Reynolds and conditions in the QCA allow for us to reopen.

We plan to continue to accept book orders placed through this site, email or phone, all of which must be shipped. We will be answering the phone, replying to emails and preparing shipments 10-4:00 Monday-Saturday and 12-400 Sunday. Please don't come to the store and expect to enter, drop off books or pick-up books until we reopen. You put yourself and us at risk and violate the Governor's explicit orders.

We are offering FREE Shipping on all orders of $25.00, or more, and a flat $4.00 rate for shipping up to $24.99.

Please watch this site and our Facebook for updates. We aren't permitted to provide pick-up service nor can we accept books brought to us for credit. We are deeply sorry for the inconvenience this will cause you, but are certain you understand the gravity of the situation and will understand.

If you have requested book you have not picked up we will hold them until we can reopen and you can pick them up at that time, or we can ship to you as described above.

Be careful out there! Very, very careful!! We look forward to continuing to support you through this situation and beyond. 

Welcome to the home of The Book Rack. Please search or browse our inventory. If you can't find what you like please fill out our off-line search form. Any title we don't currently have we can also place in your account as a request and when it does come in we'll be alerted by our system and give you a call. This is a FREE, no obligation service, but one we are pleased to provide.

We offer shipping services to inmates in jails and prisons nationwide. The books must be purchased from our web site or at our store at 4764 Elmore Ave, Davenport, Iowa. Most institutions do not accept more than 5 books at a time nor hardcovers of any type. Please check with the authorities at the institution to insure you understand their limitations.

Teachers: Our store helps promote reading and that books are important. Bring your class by for a visit as part of a reading field trip! Give us a call and we can work on making your class visit a good one. And remember, if you are using your own money for classroom books (and what teacher doesn't?) you can use store credit donated by our customers toward 1/2 of your purchase to help out. 

Local Customers

You have the option at checkout of having your order mailed to you or you may avoid shipping charges by picking up your order at our store.

Thanks so much for searching our online inventory. Of course, one of a reader's great joys is visiting a bookstore is to browse and find unexpected treasures. If you have any questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 563-355-2310.

If you did not find the book or books you were looking for, please try our FREE Search Service.

You do not need to set up an account in order to search, browse, or buy our books. ID and Password are required when you use the Check Out function. If you don't want to set up an ID and Password please e-mail us at [email protected] with your book order information.

When we are open and accepting books in trade, new titles are added hourly! Please visit often.


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