List of book shops in Ghana

List of book shops in Ghana

Bookshops in Ghana are quite a number with a wide collection of books. In most cases, Ghanaians purchase learning books with a few interested in reading; religious, children’s, drama, fantasy & series, autobiographies & biographies, literature & fiction, action & adventure, as well as classic books. You don’t necessary need to have a favorite author in order to visit a bookshop. This is because the books are well displayed for your attention to be grabbed by the title of the book. You can order books online and the best bit is that you will definitely get that precise copy that you so yearned for at a fair price. We therefore shared with you a list of top bookstores in Ghana with their locations and opening hours.

List of book shops in Ghana
1. Vidya Bookstore

Vidya Bookstore is one of biggest and most popular bookshops online in Ghana. It is located at Osu (18th Lane off Oxford Street, opposite Ivory Coast Embassy) in Accra, Ghana.

Vidya Bookstore is one of the best sellers for having a vast collection of education books, children’s books, travel books, fiction & non-fiction books, romance & Misery, drama books, autobiographies & biographies, magazines, gift items, greeting cards, printing & publishing books, actions, and any other current or trendy book.

It opens from Monday to Saturday from 9.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. They however, are closed on Sundays and on public holidays as well.

How do you contact them?

Below are their contact information;

Telephone: 030 278 1005 or +233 24 426 2098

Email address: [email protected]

If you would love to place an order for a certain book you already have in mind, visit their You can also read the testimonials from satisfied customers from the bookstore's website. Yes, the prices could be quite high, but, they are worth the price.

2. University of Ghana Bookshop

The University of Ghana Bookshop is located at the University of Ghana Campus (University Square) in Legon, Accra.

It has gained in popularity for giving its clients a wide variety of different books to choose from with fair pricing. Most of the current books in their bookstore include a variety of Business books, magazines, educational books, Sports & Leisure books and other books that will grab your attention once you visit them. Its staff is outstanding, you wont labor trying to locate a book as they are there to help you find the exact preferred book easily with less effort.

An interesting bit about the location of this bookstore is the fact that it is close to; a marketplace, supermarket, photo-shop, wine shop, department store, florist, gift shop, beauty shop and among other subsections that might interest you. The University of Ghana Bookshop is definitely a bookstore worth visiting for its lovely reading experience.

As from Monday through Friday, the bookshop is from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Saturday, they are open as from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

You can reach them via;

The bookstore's email: [email protected]

Their official website:

Telephone: +233 30 250 0398

3. University of Ghana Bookshop Annex
List of book shops in Ghana

University of Ghana Bookshop Annex is a place to grab all your required stationery franchise as well as kingdom books.

The bookstore is located at Plot 42B (Spintex Road) Accra, Ghana.

What is the business timing for this one of the best bookstores in Ghana?

Well, as from Monday to Friday the bookstore is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They are however, closed on Saturdays and Sundays as well as during public days. Their customer care support unit is perfect and loads of new books arrive each and every week.

Their contact information are as outlined below;

Telephone: +233 54 964 9393

Bookshop website:

Email address: [email protected]

4. EPP Bookshop

EPP Bookstore gives a haven to every Ghanaian who is in love with reading books either for leisure or for educational purposes.

This amazing bookstore is situated at Legon Mall, Accra, opposite University of Ghana.

EPP bookstore commenced its operations on 28th of July 1991 and is still in business to date, very popular and among the best selling bookstores in Ghana. The design of the bookshop is awesome and it makes it easily accessible; 3000 square meters is the estimated display space for the bookstore. Children’s readers, educational textbooks, novels, romance books, and other bestselling books do seldom miss in this big bookstore in Ghana.

It has branches in places such as Achimota, Gimpa, Mataheko, Kumasi, and Koforidua. Access the for more details on how to locate a branch near you whether you are in the Greater Accra, Ashanti region, Eastern region, or at the Central region.

EPP Bookshop is open from Monday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. while being closed on Sundays and during public holidays.

Their contact information;

Telephone: +233 28 971 1100

Fax: +233 302 779099

Email address: [email protected]

5. SyTris Bookshop
List of book shops in Ghana

SyTris Bookshop cannot afford to miss out on our list of top bookstores in Ghana for its popularity of having a vast collection of books for all ages in love with reading. It offers new arrivals of academic textbooks, children’s books, business books, magazines, novels, and romance books. Needless to point out, you can make a special order for a book from the store. SyTris bookstore has branches in the following 4 locations;

    GIMPA Campus, in front of Mamphey Conference Hall Oxford Street, Mark Cofie House opposite Nourish Labs Smoothy's, in Osu Radford University College Campus, near American House East Airport International School (Spintex Rd) turn right after Melcom

SyTris Bookshop in Osu is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday to Thursday and Saturday. On Fridays however, they are open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The other branches operate a different schedule altogether as they close by 4:00 p.m. while not being open over the weekends.

Do not hesitate visiting this bookstore as it has conducive areas for study and well arranged books to grab your attention.

contact information is as below;

Telephone: 027 730 0800 / 030 250 1931

Email address: [email protected]

Facebook page:

6. Sedco Longman

Sedco Longman is one of the best bookshops in Accra with high ratings for its amazing services to the Ghana.

It is located at Sedco House (Tabon St) in Accra.

Sedco bookshop boasts friendly staff ready to serve you at all time. New arrivals of books are more frequent in this bookshop. You can be assured to seldom miss that educational book, that novel, action book, or that favorite other book you have been searching for a while.

They do operate from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. while being closed on Sundays.

You are more that welcome to visit this great bookshop.

Sedco Longman bookstore can be contacted through;

Telephone: +233 30 222 1332

7. Challenge Bookshop

It would be highly advisable to visit Challenge Bookshop in person rather than browse through your computer all day.


Challenge Bookshop has one of the best customer-attending staff who can advice you accordingly basing on your book interests. More so, the serene reading environment will give you an unforgettable reading experience.

This one of a kind bookshop is located opposite ATTC Kokomlemle in Accra.

Challenge Bookshop are open from 7:30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. On Saturdays, they are open as from 8:30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. while being closed for Sundays.

If access proves to be difficult, can be contacted through;

Telephone: 0302 222437 / 0302 223249

Email address: [email protected]

Fax: 0302 226227

8. Readwide Bookshop

is among the best bookstores popular for being exclusive distributors of the Laws of Ghana.

Besides that, Readwide Bookshop stocks as well as sell a variety of books ranging from classic, dictionaries, children’s books, educational books, novels mostly from the African authors, to other professional books.

It is located at 12 Ablade Road (Kanda Estate) in Kanda, Accra.

Their working hours are usually from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday while being closed during Saturdays and Sundays.

Their contact information is as below;

Telephone: +233 28 911 1198

Email address: [email protected]

9. Kingdom Books & Stationery
List of book shops in Ghana

Kingdom Books & Stationery has delivered quality equipment, office essentials, as well as furniture for 25 plus years to the Ghanaians.

It has a vast collection of books therefore making it easier for customers to have only one stop shopping. Kingdom Books & Stationery has 8 locations; in Takoradi, University of Cape Coast Campus, KNUST Campus, Legon, Tema, and Accra. Learn more on this bookstore from

They operate from 8:00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m on Monday to Saturday while being closed over Sundays and during public holidays.

You can reach them through: +233 24 4311955 / +233 50 1401050

10. Marhabah Bookshop

Marhabah Bookshop has the best ratings for its amazing services to its customers.

It is located in Accra and it has a wide range of books from the educational textbooks to leisure books. Both soft and hard copies of books can be bought of the shelves of this great bookshop in Accra.

Pay them a visit and you will definitely buy every book you so require under one roof. The bookshop has not disclosed its opening hours but you can contact them for confirmation though their official telephone line; 026 487 5603.

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