Located in the heart of Bowling Green, Grounds for Thought is a renowned coffee shop and bookstore, serving as a hallmark destination to the Bowling Green community. Popular among BGSU students and locals, this quirky little coffee shop makes for the ideal study nook and hang-out spot. Folks can enjoy the numerous options of hand-roasted coffee, delectable baked goods, and sandwiches while picking up a good book or browsing the vinyl records on display.

Calling all book lovers and vinyl junkies! With over 250,000 used books and comics and the largest selection of vinyl records between Ann Arbor and Columbus, Grounds for Thought provides visitors with an unforgettable novelty experience right here in Bowling Green. Pick up a vintage book in the genre of classic literature, romance, drama, and more! A diverse array of gently used records ranging from blues, classical rock, country, and jazz are also available for purchase.

But that’s not all! In addition to the plethora of coffee delights, sweet treats, books, and vinyl records, Grounds for Thought also presents an eclectic mix of FREE Sunday night concerts once a month. Community members can enjoy performances showcasing jazz, rock and roll, funk, blues, and Americana bands. If you’re in the mood for some good music and a steaming cup of coffee, be sure to keep an eye out for upcoming events with Grounds for Thought.

Whether you live in Bowling Green, attend BGSU as a student, or are simply visiting the area for the day, Grounds for Thought is a must-stop destination. The warm and cozy atmosphere of Grounds for Thought coupled with the aesthetic ambiance of coffee and books makes for the perfect place to escape reality. Catch up on homework, grab some coffee with a friend, unwind at a music gig, or bring the whole family and hang out for a while.