Location and Directions

Location: Asheville BookWorks is located at 428 1/2 Haywood Road, one block East of Exit 2 off I-240/I-26 in West Asheville. We are minutes from I-40, 19/23 and downtown Asheville.

Public Hours of Asheville BookWorks and ABW Gallery
Tuesday – Friday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Saturdays, 1 – 4 pm
Closed Sunday & Mondays
(Other times vary, call ahead or call to schedule an appointment. Phone: 828.255.8444)

ABW Studio Store: The BookWorks Studio Store carries a variety of print and binding papers as well as tools for the book and print artist. The store also sells books and aprons as well as prints made in the studio. Open during BookWorks public hours.

Driving: Exit 2 off I-240/I-26 in West Asheville. Head East on Haywood Road, you’ll pass B&B Pharmacy and Second Gear on your right. Our building is the next one on the right, just past a parking lot (not our parking). Our front entrance is halfway back along the 428 building wall, away from Haywood Road. To reach our secondary entrance, continue around end of building to your left and down a short alley.

Street Parking: Hourly Free Parking is available along Haywood Road in marked spaces.

BookWorks Day Lot: Free Parking is also available in our day lot. Parking IDs are available for a limited number of spaces. Customers and students to ABW should be sure to pick up an ID to park in our lot while they are  visiting BookWorks. To reach that lot, continue East along Haywood Road; Right onto Richmond Ave, then right into the gravel parking lot. There is a walkway and stairs at the far end of the lot that lead to the BookWorks entrance.

City Bus: Asheville Transit Bus Route W1 and Route W2 along Haywood Road pass by BookWorks. For schedules and maps, please visit the City of Asheville website