Blue Ridge Books
Contact: Allison Lee
Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone: 828-456-6000
Hours: Seven Days a Week, 8 am - 6 pm, Winter Hours

Our Cafe

Artisan Roasted


Our coffee is freshly roasted and shipped to us from the award-winning and highly regarded North Carolina based Counter Culture Coffee.  We sell bagged versions of the coffee we serve here, so you can enjoy it at home as well!



We serve dozens of different drink combinations, from espresso based lattes, to fruit smoothies, and blended frozen drinks.  We also have specialty drinks such as Italian sodas, chai lattes, and more.


Rishi Tea

We are proud to serve the world's most award winning tea brand, Rishi, many of which are fair trade and organic selections.  We are happy to make you a single cup or we can bag an ounce or more of tea for you to take and brew at home!


Bruegger's Bagels

We serve freshly made, high quality Bruegger's Bagels.  We have Blueberry, Everything, Plain, Rosemary-Olive Oil, Sesame, and Whole Wheat.   We offer different varieties of cream cheese, jam, and peanut butter.


Baked Goods

We have many baked in-store fresh goodies such as scones, chocolate croissants, and four varieties of cookies.  We also serve freshly made cakes, muffins, and more!


Wi-Fi and Seating

We offer free Wi-Fi for customers and plenty of seating to enjoy your coffee, books, or newspapers.  Check out our cozy event room with arm chairs, tables, and a couch to enjoy.

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Children, adults can enjoy 'Funshop' at Blue Ridge ...

Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join the Duchess of Doodle writer/illustrator Karen Jean Leventhal in an exploration of all the shimmers and shades of the rainbow in “Funshops” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in July at Blue Ridge Books, located at 152 S. Main St., Waynesville. With the ...
Meet local author Meta Commerce on May 23

Blue RIdge Books will host Meta Commerce on Saturday, May 23 at 3:00 pm. Meta will read from her novel, The Mending Time. The Mending Time is an intergenerational, layered story of overcoming cycles and effects of violence and separation in the legacy of slavery. For three generations, the ...
Meet best-selling author Monroe on May 28

Blue Ridge Books will host New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the store, located at 152 S. Main St., Waynesville. Monroe will read from and sign her newest paperback novel, “The Summer's End.” “The Summer's End” is the third book in the Lowcountr...
Children's Book Week program is May 9

Local children’s author and illustrator Tony Antonino Jr., author of "Fritz Frombie Have No Fear," will be appearing at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at Blue Ridge Books to celebrate National Children’s Book Week. "Fritz Frombie Have No Fear" is a lighthearted tale of facing one's fears. It mixes ...
Used books are coming to Blue Ridge Books

Beginning July 1, Blue Ridge Books will begin selling used books in addition to its current selection of new books, magazines, newspapers, cards, beverages and snacks. The store will not be reducing its inventory of new books, but will expand with the new used section. The store will carry ...