Books & Bookshops

Sterling Books
Centrally located English language bookshop offering a vast selection of British and American books, newspapers, magazines, notebooks, bookmarks,and postcards. Book ordering service also available. At Fosse aux Loups 38, 1000 Brussels.
New Traffic Books
Theory and exercise books in English in order to obtain a driving license in Belgium.
The Skull
Shop specialising in Belgian cartoon strips, mangas and film posters. Closed Sunday. At Chausee de Waterloo 366, 1060 Brussels.
International bookshop and media centre selling books in all EU languages. At City 2 Shopping, 1000 Brussels.
Bruylant is a publishing house and bookshop specialising in legal books with many titles in English. Rue de la Regence 67, 1000 Brussels.
Reading Room
Small bookshop selling new and second-hand books in English. At Avenue G. Henri 503, 1200 Brussels.
Used English books (literature, history, current affairs, philosophy, popular science, art, photography) and objects for sale in small vintage setting.
International bookshop set in former ballroom with a huge selection including English and specialist books. Also available online. Open daily - see website for daily opening times. At 11 Galerie des Princes, Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, 1000 Brussels.&n...
Passa Porta Bookshop
Located in Passa Porta, the international house of literature which organises literary events in Dutch, French and English. Shop sells titles in English and other languages. Rue Antoine Dansaert 46, 1000 Brussels .
Libris Agora
General booksellers with a huge range of books (over 100,000 titles stocked), some in English. To help the customer decide the staff also read and review selected titles. At Avenue de la Toison dOr 40-42, 1050 Brussels.
VS Music
Agents for Kemble pianos as well as sheet music mail order service for British and American method books, exam material (ABRSM and Trinity College) plus repertoire music (all instruments). At Avenue Marcel Tilquin 4, 1330 Rixensart.
The European Bookshop
The official shop for EU and Council of Europe publications in many different languages. Also many a large selection of books about Europe as well as tourist guides. At Rue de la Loi 244, 1040 Brussels.
Green Line Medical Books
Specialist medical titles bookshop. Chaussee de Ninove 1072, 1080 Molenbeek-Saint-Jean.
The Childrens Library
Wide selection of books in English for children of all ages : picture books, puzzle books, poetry, cartoons, teenage fiction and more. Open on Wednesdays 15:00-17:30, and Saturdays 10:00-12:30. Centre Crousse, Rue Au Bois 11, 1150 Brussels.
Waterstones English bookshop in the heart of Brussels. Open Mondays from 09:30-19:00, Tuesday to Saturday from 09:00-19:00 and Sundays from 11:30-18:00. At Boulevard Adolphe Maxlaan 71-75, 1000 Brussels.
Brussels Bookclub
International book club exploring books, authors, styles and characters.
Nicolas Book Club
Independent English language bookseller specialising in books from all over the world, books for children, travel guides, gifts, audio books, book club and there is a cafe too. At Rue de Stassart 106, 1050 Brussels.
The British and Commonwealth Womens Club of Brussels
This club has a library of fiction, non-fiction and childrens books in English, as well as a book club meeting once a month. DVDs and audibooks also on offer. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-15:00. Rue au Bois 509, 1150 Brussels.
Librairie Saint Hubert
Specialist art book shop. Open Monday from 11:30 to 18:30 and Tuesday to Thursday from 10:30 to 18:30 and Friday and Saturday from 10:30 to 19:00. At 2 Galerie du Roi, 1000 Brussels.
Librairie des Etangs
International bookshop stocking books in Spanish, Italian, German, English, French and Dutch. There is also a tearoom and a small theater. Open Tuesday to Saturday 11:00-19:00. Chaussee dIxelles 319, Elsene 1050.
Established family bookshop specialising in religious books, religious handicrafts and cards as well as a large childrens section selling educational toys. At Chaussee de Wavre 218-220, 1050 Brussels.
Piola Libri
General bookshop stocking English language titles. Rue Franklin, 66-68 1000 Brussels.
Pele Mele
Second-hand books in English, French and several other languages in the Brussels area. Also buys and sells video games, board games, toys, CDs, LPs, DVDs and Blue Rays.
Science and medicine specialist bookshop with international book ordering service. Monday to Friday 10:00-18:00, Saturday 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-16:00. Rue Ravenstein 42, 1000 Brussels.
Treasure Trove
Family bookshop in Moorsel worth visiting for its childrens books in English, school text and home study books, audio books and a special needs library. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 09:00-12:30 and 14:00-18:00. At Brusselsesteenweg 7, 3080 Tervuren.
Cook and Book
Both a bookshop and a restaurant. Monday to Wednesday 8:00-22:00, Thursday to Saturday 8:00-00:00, Sunday 8:00-21;00. Place du Temps Libre 1, 1200 Woluwe-Saint-Lambert.