We believe that a fulfilled life is a book filled life
Let us help you realize the gratification that can only come from full bookshelves!
is owned and operated by Brandon and Martie Rison, local history
buffs with a passion for books. The Rison's, both from northeast Kansas, host multiple Kansas history forums online. The most popular of these groups is the Topeka History Geeks
which highlights Topeka's past. Collectors themselves, the Risons have spent years building on their knowledge of antiquarian books. They are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association
and Brandon is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar
. They are both writers and contribute to local publications. They regularly give presentations on
collecting, social media use, and a variety of other related topics for local
clubs and organizations. But most of all, they spend a lot of time with their books.
Books periodically hosts book signings, art and photography exhibitions, artist print
signings, documentary screenings, lectures, poetry readings and other events
relevant to books, collecting, and local history. We also gallery the work of
many local photographers, artists, and artisans. All of our artists have a love
of books that is reflected in their art, be it found poetry sketches, local
photography, book themed soy candles, or dozens of other things to excite the
book lover in you. Check our Facebook page for any upcoming events.
more than 10,000 books in store and thousands more available through this
website, Oddfellow's is sure to have the book you're looking for, don't see what you are looking for online? Call us at (785) 235-1181 or send us an email
and we will search our off-line inventory for you.