An Indie Endures: Curious Iguana

  • April 2, 2020

How are bookstores weathering the pandemic?

An Indie Endures: Curious Iguana

Curious Iguana in Frederick, MD, offers local delivery (within 10 miles of our store) and shipping. Books purchased from Bookshop and audiobooks purchased from benefit Curious Iguana, too.

Newly released books for adults and kids are being added to their website daily. Their latest creation is Curious Care Packages, where customers choose from a variety of genres (mystery, memoir, sci-fi, diverse midgrade reads, and more) listed online and have two “surprise” titles chosen by booksellers mailed to their home. Customers are encouraged to contact Curious Iguana if the title they’re looking for isn’t listed — it may be on the shelves or just a delivery away.

Curious Iguana’s Facebook and Instagram pages are updated regularly, too. Visit them for more information on how to support their independent bookstore during this time.

Curious Iguana, 12 N. Market St., Frederick, MD (301-695-2500, Current hours are 10AM-3PM, seven days a week.

[Editor’s note: We invite indie bookstores to contact us at and tell us how you’ve adjusted to the covid-19 crisis. We’ll share your stories.]

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