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.

Extended Holiday Hours

From December 9 until December 23 we will be open Monday - Saturday from 8AM - 7PM, and on Sundays from 11AM - 5PM.

Audiobooks are Now Available 

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


Community Book Club


Our next Klindt's Booksellers' Community Book Club will take place on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 6:00pm, and our featured book is Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus.

This is a free event, but please call or stop by the store to register.




Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus Cover Image
ISBN: 9781454932994
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Sterling Children's Books - March 5th, 2019