A Novel Idea Bookshop

The Bookshop is currently open on the below days and times:

Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays – 10am – 1pm. 

Our opening times will be reviewed regularly so please keep an eye out on socials and the website for any further updates.

Our Charity Bookshop

Catalyst took over a bookshop in Godalming as part of their work to improve wellbeing and mental health. They asked local people to come up with a new name and ‘A Novel Idea’ was born.

It provides a range of high quality books and the income generated supports some of the work Catalyst do in the local community.

The bookshop has been and continues to be staffed entirely by a team of dedicated volunteers many of whom have benefited from engagement with Catalyst.  There is a range of donated high quality fiction, non fiction and children’s books.

Get in touch:

If you have any comments about the bookshop or want to get in touch about any matter, please do so and we will respond as quickly as we can.

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 01483 415 950

Txt: 07919 541 424

Post:  9 Queen Street in Godalming GU7 1BA

Voted in the Top 14 of unique bookshops in Surrey and South West London

Finalist in the 2016 Muddy Stilettos Awards – looking for best independent bookshop in Surrey!