Lincoln’s locally-owned bookshop filled with good stories and great gifts for all readers since 2017.

At Francie & Finch, we bring the world of books to our community.

Lincoln is a growing and vibrant city. As one of the newer bookstores in town, we pride ourselves on our unique inventory that reflects both the local and international communities that call Lincoln home. Whether you are searching for a novel by a Nebraska author or you want to explore the world through literature, we can help you find exactly what you are looking for!

Located in the heart of downtown at 130 S. 13th, we are just a short story away from campus and hundreds of local businesses. 

Shop F&F Online

With the click of a button you can shop everything we have in store and more! Below we’ve picked out some of our favorite books, check them out!

Good Reads

Sharing books we love.

F&F Imports

Novels from around the world.

Midwest Connections

Books to remind you of home.


From First Fridays to author events and poetry readings. Know the latest events happening at our store. See you then!

Upcoming Events

24apr10:00 am6:00 pmIndependent Bookstore Day Celebration!

29apr7:00 pm8:00 pmBuilding Better Brains Book Club

30apr4:30 pm6:00 pmBook Signing - Molly Weisgram - The Other Side of Us: A Memoir of Trauma, Truth, and Transformation

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These are challenging times.  At Francie & Finch we’re committed to connecting people to books & ideas.  While our shop is a welcoming one we are following all of the guidelines to keep our staff and customers safe during this virus crisis.  Please wear your mask, use our hand sanitizer and be aware of your social distance from others.  Thank you for your understanding with this important new fact of life!

For now, our hours are shortened:

10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Monday through Friday

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  - Saturday

Here are some ways you can find good books:

Shop online at  You can search our distributor’s warehouse for all kinds of titles and formats – paperback, hardcover, CD or large print.  You can have them shipped for free to our shop for pick up, or to your home for a small fee.  (If your selection is already in our shop, we'll let you know so you can pick it up right away!)

Purchase audio books from  At, "We believe you should listen to audiobooks in a way that works for you. That’s why we offer monthly memberships, à la carte listening, and extra benefits when you switch from another audiobook provider."  Plus, your purchases directly support Francie & Finch - thank you!

As things evolve, we will also.  We’re looking forward to getting back to normal and plan a big celebration!  In the meantime, thank you for your patronage and your friendship.  “Shop Local” is a real thing and it means the world to us (and to all indie businesses).

Leslie, Carrie, Megan, Pat & Rosey