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A Little of a Lot at Central Book Exchange

SLUG Magazine - Dec 3, 2020

owner displaying beautiful bookcase

"We fill a totally different niche."

From drawing the floor plans for libraries as big as football fields to acquiring a bookstore in the heart of Salt Lake City, Pam Pedersen has cultivated and curated a community of book lovers and avid book readers at Central Book Exchange. Click Here to read on!

Salt Lake bookstore makes a comeback after losing two-thirds of sales to COVID-19

KSL - Nov 13, 2020

smiling used bookstore owner

"We have a little of everything."

Since coming into ownership of the store, Pedersen has made a point to look forward. Developing creative and ideas to maintain the store in a healthy and welcoming way took bravery and flexibility. "A lot of people use books as an anchor to keep them sane in a healthy way. Books connect us through generations, connect us with our youth, and help us to pass knowledge and understanding to future generations." Click Here to read on!

Sugarhouse Businesses Lightens the Mood with Colorful Window Paintings

FOX13 Now - April 24, 2020

colorful window paintings on used bookstore storefront

"We hope you leave a little bit happier."

In a time of social distancing, Central Book Exchange (along with a few other local businesses) found ways to bring people together. Click Here to read on!

Sugarhouse Strong - Central Book Exchange

Sugar House Chamber & Community Alliance - March 24, 2021

How to Share With Just Friends

How to share with just friends.

Posted by Facebook on Friday, December 5, 2014

"If you're a book lover. This is your place!"

This place has history. "Have you been longing for the smell of a good old-fashioned book store? Then you better check out Central Book Exchange! This independently-owned used bookstore has over 75,000 books in its constantly-changing library." Click Here to read more!

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The Original Since 1968 Central Book Exchange

Central Book Exchange was founded in 1968. We are located in the Sugarhouse area of Salt Lake City.

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