About Us

Idle Time Books has been in operation since 1981.We have 50,000 quality used, recent and out-of-print books, as well as greeting cards, newspapers, records and CD’s. The store is open 7 days a week, 11am-10pm (EST). We are located in the heart of the Adams Morgan neighbourhood in Washington DC, amid the hustle and bustle of many ethnic restaurants and nightclubs. We have three floors of books, and comfortable chairs to wile away some time. Make sure to visit when you’re in town. A Member of Washington Antiquarian Booksellers Association.