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The Press Bookstore and Coffee Shop, Valparaiso, Indiana

"The press is the best instrument for enlightening the mind of man, and improving him as a rational, moral, and social being." (Thomas Jefferson)

Welcome to our special space in charming downtown Valparaiso, Indiana.

We are open, starting with coffee shop hours at 7 a.m. Tuesday through Friday and 8 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Mondays.

Open until 9 p.m. for wine Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Come visit and hang out, or browse our selection of books and gifts here on our website.

And check out our book clubs and other activities on the Events page.


You can check out our reviews of our favorite books here: 


Did you know that every child up to age 5 in Porter County is eligible to receive a free book every month from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library? Go here for more information and to register!


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