Outwords Books, Gifts & Coffee

Milwaukee's Premier LGBT Bookstore and Giftshop

Welcome to Outwords Books!


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Our Hours:

Monday -- Thursday

11:00am to 7:00pm



11:00am -- 8:00pm



11:00am -- 7:00pm





Tuesday, May 8 -- 6:30pm

Lesbian Reading Group @ Outwords Books

The Lesbian Reading Group in May will meet on Tuesday May 8 @ 6:30pm. The book for discussion titles Three Comedies, a collection of three plays by Carolyn Gage.


Monday, May 14 -- 7:00pm

Outwords Men's Book Group

The book chosen for discussing by the Outwords Books Men's Book Group in May will be Alan Hollinghurst’s latest novel, The Sparsholt Affair. Everyone is welcome to come in and join in on the discussion.


Monday, May 28

Memorial Day

Outwords Books is closed in observation of the holiday.


Monday, June 8 to Sunday, June 10


Tuesday, June 12 -- 6:30pm

Lesbian Reading Group @ Outwords Books

The Lesbian Reading Group in June will meet on Tuesday the 12th. The book for the discussion is The Liberators of Willow Run by long-time bestselling novelist, Marianne K. Martin. Everyone is welcome to come in and join in on the discussion.


Monday, June 18 -- 7:00pm

Outwords Men's Book Group

In June, the Outwords Books Men's Book Group will discuss The Diamond Setter, a best-selling Israeli novel from Moshe Sakal.

Welcome to www.outwordsbooks.com, newly re-launched and better than ever!

At the beginning of 2010, an unfortunate set of circumstances took our long-suffering shopping cart program off-line, our webmaster missing without a trace.

We've spent the last few weeks madly scrambling to come up with some options and are absolutely delighted to welcome you to our new website: www.outwordsbooks.com.

We've completed Stage One: currently on our website, you'll be able find out more about Outwords Books: where we are located, our hours, our resident book clubs and other upcoming events plus our monthly "Top Picks."

Just this week, we have been able to complete the Second and Final Stage: bringing to you our Online Store which features an array our our products including New Release Fiction, Hot New Non-Fiction, all of the latest Men's and Women's DVDs and much, much more.

We welcome your feedback! Please do not hesitate to contact us at outwordsbooks@msn.com to let us know how you think we are doing!


Since 1993, Outwords Books, Gifts & Coffee has offered a wide selection of LGBT-related books, DVDs, Music Cds and Rainbow Pride Gift Items. Located on Milwaukee's East Side, Outwords Books is convenient to both the "Green Line" and "30-Maryland" bus routes. We welcome you to browse our online store or better yet, please stop in for all the latest releases, personalized customer service and a damned good cup of coffee!

Open from: 11am to 7pm Monday to Thursday & Saturday | 11am to 8pm Friday | Closed Sunday 

Outwords Books, Gifts & Coffee 2710 N. Murray Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53211

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