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Big Hat Books: Broad Ripple’s Independent Bookstore

Big Hat Books, Indianapolis’ only independent general interest bookstore, enjoys a beautiful location in a converted house in Broad Ripple Village. Find a good read and support an iconic Indianapolis business at this beautiful Broad Ripple bookstore. At Big Hat Books a knowledgeable staff is always ready to help readers find the next adventure to page through. Carrying a range of topics, Big Hat Books offers Hoosiers a chance to get back to basics and enjoy a good book to blow of steam.

Shelves full of wonder at Big Hat BooksAfter all, Big Hat Books subscribes to the saying of celebrated playwright and novelist W. Somerset Maugham who says, “To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” Find your next escape at Big Hat Books. With a gorgeous two-story location of the Monon Trail, just north of the landmark Broad Ripple Brew Pub, this Indianapolis shop has numerous titles by a range of authors. There is something for everyone at Big Hat Books.

Whether looking for fiction, nonfiction, memoir or short stories, Big Hat Books has it all. From romance to sci-fi to mystery to history, this shop aims to keep Hoosiers reading.Make your purchase. Then, with book in hand, head to any of the delicious north Indianapolis restaurants in Broad Ripple to enjoy a soothing meal as you begin your next adventure. Or find an outside nook to cozy into and enjoy. Head to Big Hat Books for your next good read.

A little reading nook at Big Hat Books in Broad RippleA little reading nook at Big Hat Books in Broad Ripple

Spacious room filled with shelves at Big Hat Books in Broad Ripple

Spacious room filled with shelves at Big Hat Books in Broad Ripple

Featured display at Big Hat Books in Broad Ripple

Featured display at Big Hat Books in Broad Ripple

Choose your adventure at Big Hat Books in Broad Ripple

Choose your adventure at Big Hat Books in Broad Ripple

Big Hat Books
6510 Cornell Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46220
317.202.0203
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