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Barnes & Noble Booksellers at Newport on the Levee

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

Riverwalk Level on the Exterior Plaza

Barnes & Noble Booksellers, the nation's largest retail bookseller, features a 26,800-square-foot store in Newport on the Levee.

Barnes and Noble, Newport, KYBe sure to check our online Events Calendar for book discussions, storytimes, and other events at Barnes & Noble

Storytime every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the Kids department. Kids of all ages are welcome for stories and activities.


Barnes & Noble Booksellers, the nation's largest retail bookseller, features a 26,800-square-foot store in Newport on the Levee. The two-story store contains thousands of books, magazines and one of the largest selections of music and DVDs in the tri-state. The store’s reputation has grown, and it is now one of the leading stores in the chain. Barnes & Noble Booksellers is the number one bookstore in the country. The store boasts a great collection of local newspapers, as well as the Sunday issues of The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune and The New York Times.

A special treat awaits you as well at the Barnes & Noble Café. This cozy venue features Starbucks coffee, Cheesecake Factory cheesecake and boasts a dramatic view of the downtown Cincinnati skyline.

Community Events

Programs sponsored by Barnes & Noble include book discussion groups, children’s story hours, and author signings. Smaller groups convene in the cafe frequently to host book discussion groups and smaller community and client meetings.

Barnes & Noble has become a popular spot for professionals in Cincinnati. The combination of the steaming, fresh-brewed Starbucks coffee, Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake, patio view, and the quiet meeting tables combine to make this location a new hot spot. Barnes & Noble also offers individual membership discount cards as well as corporate account discounts. 

Barnes & Noble customers participate in the Barnes & Noble Membership Program. The program offers members 10% discounts on all books in Barnes & Noble stores and at The Barnes & Noble Membership Program also includes special member events and offers throughout the year. The annual membership fee is $25. 

Barnes & Noble, Inc. is a company founded, owned and operated by booksellers. The company earned the "nation's largest" distinction because of its employment of 37,400 booksellers in more than 900 stores in 50 states and the District of Columbia under the Barnes & Noble and B. Dalton names.

We also offer a variety of services and programs for educators, including; book fairs, discount purchasing accounts, and the Barnes & Noble Educator Discount Card. The educator discount card is free with proof of employment and offers members 20% off book purchases for classroom use.

The company's founder is Len Riggio and his brother, Steve Riggio, is the CEO.



Riverwalk Level on the Exterior Plaza

Main Phone

(859) 581-2000

General Manager

Evan Ganz


Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Mailing Address

1 Levee Way, Suite 2127, Newport, KY 41071

Additional Information

Located across the river from Cincinnati, Ohio


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