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A gathering places for the bookish types

Readings' Carlton outpost is the bookstore chain's first shop to open in Melbourne. Opening in 1969, the bookstore has stayed on Lygon Street since its inception and its current location across the street from Cinema Nova has been home to the bookstore since 1998. 

Get anything from fiction book, cookbooks, coffee table tomes, children's book, to CDs, vinyls, and gifts from this Lygon Street institution.

Updated on 25 Nov 2015.

Readings: Carlton details

Address
309 Lygon St, Carlton 3053

Telephone 03 9347 6633

Open Mon-Sat 9am-11pm; Sun 10am-9pm

Readings: Carlton website

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