Rainy Day Books. Kansas City's Community Bookseller. Independent. Original. Unique. Since 1975.

BOOKSTORE UPGRADE ALMOST COMPLETE!  The shelves are in and getting restocked daily. We offer Curbside Pick-Up Service Monday through Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the present time (place orders by our web site, phone, or email). We are working every day to reopen our doors and your Orders are keeping us afloat.  On Thanksgiving Day we will be resting, grateful for your support and hopeful for the future. Take good care of yourselves and your loved ones, and we will overcome this challenge together.

Create A Shareable Wish List!

Use our website to build a Wish List! If you are logged in to our site with your account, any book you find can be added to a shopping cart, but it can also be added to your own personal wish list! Use the Add to Wish List button on any book page and your list will update. You can share a link to this list with anyone. To find your Wish List, visit the My Account tab at the top of the screen and then below your User Name click on the Wish List tab. You can add notes to your list, add your shipping address if you want people to know where your books can be shipped.  If you are local to us, you can also click on Do Not Ship, this way your friends and family can make purchases for you and we will hold them for you to pick up! Check out all the features available to you!

View From Our Shelves - Browse Virtually!

View From Our Shelves is a browsable, downloadable, and shareable Monthly Catalog of great Books that have just arrived. It's one way we're trying to bring a little piece of our world to you while we work toward opening our doors to you again. Inside our Bookstore we're making progress, pictures and more coming next week!

November 2020 ~ View From Our Shelves

October 2020 ~ View From Our Shelves

September 2020 ~ View From Our Shelves

August 2020 ~ View From Our Shelves

Rainy Day Books is here because of you!

We appreciate your continued support, if you would like to make a direct donation to help us through, CLICK HERE. READ OUR UPDATES at our GoFundMe, our gratitude is giant, our determination even stronger. Even if you are unable to make a donation, please help us get the word out!

Thank You for your continuing support of Rainy Day Books!

Your Online Orders and Phone Orders help maintain our operations, our staff, and our mission to keep people well informed and entertained.  Please spread the word that we are helping people of all ages get the Books they need.  E-Mail and call your family & friends, post to social media, and spread the word.  We are working 7 days a week to keep orders moving.  Please be patient as delivery times are now extended due to high order volume and delays in our restock.  We are sending some books directly to you from our suppliers to speed up the process!

Audiobooks from Rainy Day Books: Choose Indie, Listen Anywhere!

Audiobooks! All your favorites at competitive prices, and each sale benefits Rainy Day Books!

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All Special Orders, Author Events Admission Packages and Author Autographed Book Sales are final and nonrefundable at time of purchase, all other Sales are refundable within 30 Days with Receipt.