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Spend gift cards online with UK and Irish bookshops

Plus ask your local bookshop about collection or delivery

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Spend at

Buying books from financially benefits independent bookshops across the UK. Simply select your local bookshop and view their curated book lists or browse the website's full range.

Spend at LoveReading

LoveReading's online bookstores donate 25% of each book's cover price to a school of your choice, for the school to spend on books. Even if you don't nominate a school, 10% of your spend is donated to schools in need. 

Spend online in the UK

Spend online in the UK

Spend online at Blackwell's, which opened in Oxford in 1879 and has 16 branches across the UK.

Spend online at Foyles, known for its expertise and passion for books, with 7 shops in England.

Spend online at Hatchard's, London’s oldest bookshop, established in 1797 by John Hatchard.

Spend online at Waterstones, the national bookshop chain with more than 280 bookshops.

Spend online in Ireland

Spend online in Ireland

Spend online at Bookstation, a leading Irish bookshop with 19 stores that has operated since 1985.

Spend online at O'Mahony's, a family business founded in 1902 in Limerick by J.P. O'Mahony.

Spend online at Blackwell's, which accepts Euros and features thousands of books.

More indies that accept online

For a specialist or curated range of books online, you can spend at a number of independent bookshops:

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Browse, collect, or arrange a delivery!

National Book Tokens gift cards do not expire for 8 years after the last time they were used (including checking the gift card balance), so you have loads of time to spend it.

Browse instore or ask your chosen bookshop about using National Book Tokens for collection or delivery. Many indies accept National Book Tokens over the phone, social media, or by email – they just need your gift card number and PIN. You can also use your gift cards for click and collect from your local Waterstones.


5 great reasons to support local bookshops

1. Bookshops provide local jobs and are a vital part of the local community.

2. Booksellers are real readers with a real passion for books who provide superb book recommendations.

3. All bookshops, big and small, are magical places and the high street wouldn't be the same without them.

4. Bookshops enable you to discover books you never knew you were looking for.

5. They're the best place to buy and spend National Book Tokens.

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