Independent Book & Stationery Store Since 1870

Welcome to Klindt's Booksellers & Stationers, the Oldest Bookstore in Oregon.  

With our original bookshelves and squeaky hardwood floors, Klindt's Booksellers invites you to browse our selection of books, eclectic cards, journals, children's toys, crafts, stationery and much more. We have a wide range of book titles, both new and out of print. From cooking, baking and brewing to mystery, sci-fi and thriller, we have something to please bookworms and casual readers alike.

As the oldest bookstore in Oregon, Klindt's Booksellers is proud to serve The Dalles and the Columbia River Gorge, as well as readers who drive from far off lands to visit us. But, what truly makes Klindt's Booksellers special is our staff who share a passion for promoting reading and literacy in the community and supporting authors.

Audiobooks are Available 

Klindt's Booksellers is proud to partner with to give you a great audio experience. Dive into one of our favorite audio books and listen anytime, anywhere.


Author Willy Vlautin to Read and Sign at Klindt's 

Klindt’s Booksellers is excited to host award-winning author Willy Vlautin to celebrate the paperback release of his most recent novel, Don’t Skip Out On Me. Join us on Sunday, February 24th at 2PM. Learn more

Community Book Club

Our community book club is free and open to all readers - anyone with an interest in books is invited! Our reading group gathers at Klindt’s Bookstore at 6:30pm on the second Sunday of each month for staff-led discussion of that month’s text. We also provide snacks and beverages. The book club reads a variety of paperback fiction and nonfiction titles, and we welcome members to suggest books to add to our reading list. If you’re looking to meet interesting people and engage with new genres, authors, and perspectives, consider coming to our next meeting! 

The next Klindt's Booksellers' Community Book Club will take place on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 6:30pm, and our featured book is Lean on Pete.



Lean on Pete: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061456534
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - April 13th, 2010