Australian Independent Bookseller

All the best books from your local independent bookseller

About Our Store


Wander through a grove of books in Ocean Grove on the Bellarine Peninsula, both online and instore on the Terrace.

Coronavirus and the month of November

Bookgrove is OPEN five days a week, 9.30 am - 4.30 pm.


4 customer limit at a time .

You must use the sanitizing station and avoid handling items unnecessarily and maintain your distance of 1.5 metres from staff and customers.

Browse here on the website , start with the new releases tab, and our gorgeous new catalogue, and telephone bookgrove between 9.30 - 4.30 Monday to Saturday if you see something that tickles your fancy.

I am happy to take your phone calls on 52555973, and to make recommendations, talk about books and take orders and payment over the phone AND for you to collect or for us to deliver books to your front door for FREE all over the Bellarine for purchases over $50.

Home delivery operates TWICE A WEEK.

Check our facebook and instagram pages for posts on our latest books and updates about bookgrove.

bookgrove is a modern, independently owned and locally operated bookstore on the Bellarine Peninsula in the heart of Ocean Grove, Victoria, which opened in late February 2009 to a delighted public. Our official opening on Easter Monday 2009 featured an in-store book signing with local author David Richardson and Steven Hunt, author and illustrator of The Cloudchasers.

bookgrove's range includes:

Australian and international fiction, latest releases, best sellers, junior fiction, young adult fiction, children's picture and board books, gardening & landscape design, history & politics, biographies and memoirs, art & design, craft, travel, sports, health & wellbeing & cookbooks and we stock titles from international and national book awards

bookgrove stocks vinyl records, puzzles and games and greeting cards

bookgrove hosts authour events for children and adults, see our events page for the latest and past events. 

bookgrove can place special orders for books not stocked instore.

bookgrove has gift vouchers available for all the special people in your life.

bookgrove is a member of the Independent booksellers newtwork throughout Australia.

bookgrove loves social media, find us on instagram, facebook and twitter.