Founded in 1974, the Homer Bookstore is the oldest independent bookstore on the Kenai Peninsula. It offers a wide variety of books and e-books as well as stationary, journals, and calendars. It accepts special orders via phone or e-mail. Hours are Monday through Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM (6 PM in winter) and Sunday 12 PM to 5 PM. It is closed on Sundays in winter.