Reston's Used Book Shop

Buying hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every day except Sunday - please arrive with your books by 1:30pm and no more than 3 boxes. Open for Sales 7 days a Week

Reston's Used Book Shop is the place "Where Books and People Meet." Serving book lovers for more than three decades from its location at 1623 Washington Plaza on historic Lake Anne in Reston, Virginia. Owners Bud and Susan Burwell create a literary living room in the shop for readers of all ages.

Reston Now

Thanks Reston Now for the shout out. Check out these books about Reston in our shop on Lake Anne Plaza

In a hunt for good local reads, Reston Now has recently been reaching out to Reston and Herndon book stores for book suggestions about local history or written by local authors.

Reston’s Used Book Shop weighed in with its top local picks for book lovers — all of which can be found on the shop’s shelves at 1623 Washington Plaza

Poll: Which Reston Village Center is Your Favorite? Now that spring has finally arrived, warmer weather will invite locals outside to mill around Reston's many shopping areas. While Reston has an abundance of stores at Plaza America, Reston Town Center and the Spectrum, one of Reston's unique design elements lies in its mix of residential and reta

Perspective | A new report shows reading for fun declines between ages 8 and 9. How can we stem the tide?

Feel free to ask us to help your child pick great books to read for fun. Scholastic's 2018 survey shows 57 percent of 8-year-olds say they read books for fun 5 to 7 days each week. But only 35 percent of 9-year-olds report similar reading habits.

Lake Anne Plaza – Living Local

Our shop has been on Lake Anne Plaza for over 40 years. If you dream of your own business, check out the leasing opportunities. Stop by to chat with me about opening your business here. Home Lake Anne was the first Village Center built as part of Robert E. Simon’s planned community, Reston. Today the Plaza sits in a Historic Overlay District, and is home to a diverse and vibrant community. Residents of the Lake Anne Village area, and Reston as a whole, are committed to local livi...

[02/20/19]   Enjoy your Snow Day
We will be open tomorrow

[01/30/19]   We are now closed but will reopen tomorrow at 10 am

Best of Virginia 2019 -

Our shop is #32 - please vote for us and other local businesses. Take a walk on the wild side and vote now for your favorite restaurants, shops, museums, hotels, schools, and more around the Commonwealth.

Mary Oliver — Listening to the World

A cold and windy Sunday a great time to listen to Krista Tippet's unedited interview with Mary Oliver. The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet was beloved around the world. “When you write a poem, you write it for anybody and everybody,” she said.

[01/15/19]   We are open with 1/2 of the shop with heat. Waiting for electrician.🙄

[01/14/19]   We are now closed - no heat in our shop all day 😕

[01/13/19]   We will be open at 12noon today on Lake Anne Plaza. Come out to play, Come in to warm up and watch the kids outside. We will close at 5pm so staff can get home before dark.

Best of Virginia 2019

We've been nominated again! Vote for us plus these other great Lake Anne Plaza businesses.
# Best Gallery - Reston Art Gallery & Studios
#17 Best Fitness Studio- New Trail Cycling Studio
#30 Best Book Store - Reston's Used Book Store
#33 Best consignment - Small Change Consignment
#36 Best Gifts - Chesapeake Chocolates, Wine, Gifts & More
#77 Best Bakery- Nordic Knot
#85 Nest craft brewery Lake Anne Brew House
#97 Best local coffee shop - Lake Anne Coffee House & Wine Bar
#102 Best Restaurant - Kalypso's Take a walk on the wild side and vote now for your favorite restaurants, shops, museums, hotels, schools, and more around the Commonwealth.

[12/31/18]   Happy New Year!
We will close early tonight, but will be open all day tomorrow - New Year's Day.

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1623 Washington Plz North
Reston, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 19:00
Thursday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
Sunday 12:00 - 19:00
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