The Writer's Block Bookstore & Cafe

An independent bookstore, arts venue, and gathering space for the community, featuring house-made and local food, drink, music, art, and more!
Welcome to Spenard's Living Room.
new events posted frequently.

Events in the time of COVID

Thursday through Sunday, 11am - 6pm

All live events are currently canceled.  We are working on setting up a livestream broadcast to provide our artists, writers, and musicians a way to continue to connect with our community.  Stay tuned for details.

Our Kitchen is Open 11am-6pm!

Thursday through Sunday, 11am - 6pm

Our menu: Call 929-2665 for curbside pickup or use Door Dash.

Our kitchen is still serving up your favorite pelmeni, burritos, panini sandwiches, homemade soups.  Our baristas are still making wonderful Uncle LeRoy’s coffees, Indigo teas, as well as house-made fizzes (sodas). Support our local business partners and our employees.  Books also available (curbside pick-up, mail, or delivery).

We have books!

Thursday through Sunday, 11am - 6pm

There are lots of ways to still get the books you need!

Order through our IndieLite site,  our site and books will be mailed directly to your home.

Order audio books through

~~or email or call us at 929-BOOK!~~



Thurs - Sun
11am - 6pm

We’re limiting days of operation and hours as of March 23 to support our staff and community. We will continued doing food orders to-go for pickup, as well as book pickup and delivery, from 11 am to 6 pm Thursdays through Sundays. We can process book orders on other days by appointment.