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Joseph-Beth Booksellers and Cafe


Joseph Beth Booksellers at Legacy Village - Lyndhurst Ohio

Joseph Beth Booksellers at Legacy Village

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers is located in Legacy Village, just east of Cleveland. The book store offers a diverse selection of books, music, stationary and cards, and gifts as well as a tasty cafe and coffee shop. The Legacy Village store is one of five locations throughout the Midwest.

*****Update 8-11-12****Joseph-Beth has filed for Chapter 11 bankrupcy protection and closed its Cleveland/Lyndhurst store on December 31, 2010.

The Books:

Although Joseph-Beth has multiple locations, it still retains the feel of an independent bookstore. The Legacy Village store offers a large selection of books of local interest and by local authors as well as an eclectic mix of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and periodicals. The store also hosts a collection of book club, which meet at the bookstore.

Other Items:

In addition to books and music, Joseph-Beth carries an interesting assortment of cards, journals, calendars, gifts for readers and writers, games, coffee and tea, and decorative coffee cups and accessories.

The Bistro at Joseph-Beth:

The Bistro at Joseph-Beth is a full-service restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The food is surprisingly good and makes use of fresh local produce and other healthy ingredients. Highlights include the house-made soups; the romaine burrito appetizer, with chicken, bleu cheese, and apple; and the pesto portabella sandwich. The bistro offers several vegetarian dishes, luscious desserts, and a good selection of wines by the glass.

For Kids:

Joseph-Beth features an entire bookstore within the bookstore, just for kids. In addition to the large and diverse selection of children's books, the store hosts a regular story time, each Monday through Friday at 11am and a special kids event each Saturday at 11am.


The bookstore's music section spans the many genres of rock, jazz, classical, hip-hop, and more. Special listening stations give shoppers the chance to hear the music before they buy.

Events at Joseph-Beth Booksellers:

The bookstore hosts a full special of author appearances and book signings. For the latest events, see the Joseph-Beth Web site.


Joseph-Beth Booksellers is open Monday through Thursday from 9am to 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 9am to 11pm, and Sunday from 10am to 8pm.

Contact Information:

Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Legacy Village
24519 Cedar Road
Lyndhurst OH 44124
216 691 7000

(Updated 8-11-12)

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