Bookstores are our guilty pleasures, may it be for stationery, bags, or actual books. Here’s a list of some good book stores around town that you can consider for your book and stationery frenzies.
1. Jarir Bookstore
It literally is ‘not just a bookstore’. They’ve got everything from books, to supplies to gadgets.
Jarir Mall, Tahliya St., Al Rehab Dist.
Jamea Plaza, Al Jamiah Dist.
Jarir Mall, Prince Sultan Rd.
Palestine St., Bani Malik
Prince Majed Rd., Al Safa Dist.
Sari St., Al Salamah
2. Virgin Megastore:
A great option for novels, gadgets, creative stationery and gifts.
Red Sea Mall, King Abdulaziz Rd., Al Shatea Dist.
Roshana Mall, Tahliya St.
For Arabic literature and books, Islamic books and stationery of course.
Location: Mall of Arabia, Madinah Rd.
4. Maktaba Al Fanoos:
Endless array of supplies for art and design students, as well as basic stationery, gadgets and bags.
Location: Souq Al Shatea., King Abdulaziz Rd.
5. Nobel Bookstore:
For stationery, art supplies, cool notebooks etc.
Al Naseem Dist.
Al Zahra Dist.
6. Mirza Library:
Office and art supplies, bags, and stationery are also Mirza Library’s forte.
Location: Sabaeen St., before the crossing of Falasteen Rd.
7. Afnan Bookstore:
Specifically great for academic books ranging from primary to high school level in addition to stationery.
Location: Odaba St., Al Aziziyah Dist.
8. Fursan Bookstore:
Also catering to academic books for schools for all grades.
Location: Sabaeen St., Al Aziziyah Dist.
9. IQ Bookstore:
A wide variety of options such as school, office and computer supplies/accessories, as well as comics, books and toys for kids.
Location: Sahafa St., Al Aziziyah Dist.
10. Konooz Al Marefa Bookstore:
A great choice for books of all sorts including school, university, Arabic and English material.
Location: King Fahd Rd., Al Sharafeyyah Dist.
11. Medical Book Center:
As the name suggests, this book center focuses on books for Medical University students.
Location: Al Jameah Dist.
12. Maktaba Omar Al Deiny
Academic books for Indian Embassy School specifically.
Location: Moalifeen St., Al Rehab Dist.
13. Tihama Bookstores
Kids’ books, magazines, school and office supplies, and accessories.
Andalus St., Al Hamra Dist.
Jamjoom Center, Falasteen St.
Al Khalidiyah Dist.
14. Rawaea Al Maktabat
For stationery lovers. More info can be found on the following article.
Location: Prince Sultan St.
15. Al Khazindar Bookstore
Academic books on a variety of subjects, and office, school and art supplies.
Location: Madinah Rd.