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The York Emporium

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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If you need a book please stop here!! They have got a load of all types of books. Jim is a real... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
A2474HVjeffm
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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You could spend hours digging through this place!

This place is huge and packed with books, collectables and cool little finds. I would plan to spend... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Moniquetravels2much
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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Central Pennsylvania's used book and curiosity shop with 19,000 square feet of fun stuff in downtown York, PA. More than 250,000 titles on on the shelves (90% hardcover; 10% paperback) & comics & records & antiques & militaria & stuff.
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343 W Market St, York, PA 17401-1009
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

If you need a book please stop here!! They have got a load of all types of books. Jim is a real nice guy. Tucked around another building. Plenty of parking.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

This place is huge and packed with books, collectables and cool little finds. I would plan to spend some time here as there is truly something for everyone here. You should talk to the owner who is there most of the time, he can help...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

It appears like a small dinky building from the entrance but once your inside it opens up to a huge cavernous space filled with used books, videos, cd's, some antiques, comics, posters and an odd assortment of stuff. I can spend a few hours getting...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

A lot of used books of various genre and ages. Comic books and music as well. I try to visit a couple times a year when I am in York. A very cool place.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The York Emporium offers more than books, they have a variety of items, mostly used, but all interesting and in good condition. They have a ton of books, they have games, music, dvds,.... it is actually overwhelming. It is a very large store that appears...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I feel like I found a bookstore designed for me. Books and artifacts of the 19th and 20th century. Kitch and clutter in a used book library. I found books on historical York and some of the world's great literature along side comics and star...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

As bookstores go the way of the dinosaur, it's refreshing to find a local bookstore that offers its customers an escape from the hectic pace of life. Check out an incredibly large selection of used books, collectibles and eccentric employees who make your visit all...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Benjamin F
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The York Emporium is so much more than a book store. There are collectibles and weird things that you wont find anywhere else. Then there are the special events hosted throughout the year. Go by and say hi to Jim Lewin - he is the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank LMD540
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Bring your adventurous spirit as you come here. The used book selection is awesome and the prices are great. I love the selection of DVDs. Whenever I have a question about a book or an author, the staff are very helpful and give good suggestions!...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank YorkHavenDave
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Went to York Emporium, twice in two days on a recent trip to York. I am a reader, and there are so many books!!! The signs are impressive and the sheer number of books is wonderful. They also have comics and original art and antiques....More

Date of experience: June 2015
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