A Treasure Chest of Books & Games
Here Be Books & Games is a service-oriented used bookstore and game store located in Summerville, SC near Charleston, South Carolina
Here Be Books & Games is an inviting, service-oriented bookstore and game store located in Summerville, South Carolina, near historic Charleston. We strive to provide a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere in which you can browse our selection of:
- 40,000+ Books
- 100s of Boardgames & Card Games
- Playing Cards
- Tarot Cards
- Dice & Dice Bags
- Miscellaneous Gaming Accessories
- Cold Drinks & Snacks
There are a few comfy chairs where you can relax and read. We can even pull out a card table if you want to play a game. We'll even teach you how to play!
With over 40,000 books in stock, you're sure to find something to your liking. Our bookstore carries hard cover and paperback books in all categories and accepts them for trade, too. While most of our stock is used and out-of-print books, we do also have some collectible, rare, antiquarian and even new books on our shelves as well. Our favorite book genres are Sci-Fi Fantasy, Roleplaying Games, Children’s Series, and Ancient History, but we make a concerted effort to stock a variety of books in all categories. Our metaphysics section includes new and used books and tarot cards.
Our designer boardgames and card games (also known as Euro games) have overflown their shelves and spread throughout the store. We stock a variety of board games, and card games, for all ages, including:
Our games are by all the best game publishers, including:
Looking for something new and fun to play? We'd be happy to recommend a game based on your current likes and dislikes. Our demo game library of over 500 board games and card games allows you to try before you buy. We'll even teach you how to play. Just ask us anytime.
Some of the games we've taught and demoed the most include:
- Carcassonne, a classic tile-laying game with numerous expansions
- Bohnanza, an interactive card game of bean farming and trading
- Pandemic and other cooperative games like Forbidden Island
- Stone Age, an excellent worker placement game, perfect for introducing you to the genrre
- Ticket to Ride and all its myriad versions
- Settlers of Catan, the classic gateway Euro game
- Spot It!, a hot family party game that's turned into an entire series
- King of Tokyo, a fun, last-monster-standing dice game for the whole family
- Castles of Burgundy, a strategic Euro game - Tina's personal favorite
Join us for Game Night, the first Saturday of every month. Admission is free.
In addition to all of our books and games, our bookstore carries a variety of roleplaying games (RPGs), playing cards, and dice. We're an authorized retailer for Piatnik playing cards, Crystal Caste Dwarven Stones, Dwarven Metals, and other fantasy roleplaying game dice, and Chessex dice and gaming supplies.
The first Saturday of every month is Game Night at Here Be Books & Games. We also host Afternoon Game Days when school lets out for the summer. See our Events page for a list of all upcoming events at Here Be Books & Games.
If we don’t have a book or game in stock, we can usually find and special order it for you, even books that are out of print or rare. Searches are free and there's no obligation to buy. We do require pre-payment on special orders and preorders of books and games.
At Here Be Books & Games you can trade in your used books, roleplaying games and designer games for store credit. Use your store credit to and save money on both books and games. Please see our Trade Policy for details.
Looking for a fundraiser that's fun, entertaining and educational, too? We can help you raise money for your school, youth group, church or other organization. [learn more]
We buy, sell, and trade.
In the Oakbrook Plaza Shopping Center ~ corner of Ladson & Dorchester
Here Be Books & Games • 4650 Ladson Road, Suite I • Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 695-1498 • firstname.lastname@example.org
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