Summer Reading

For many students (and teachers and parents) in our area, today is the first day of summer break! Here is an actual clip of me teaching yesterday:   Come in to the Bookshelf to pick up some books for your summer reading!

New books!

  Part of the joy of a used book store are the new books that come in every single day. Stop by this weekend to see what’s new on the shelves! And as a reminder, we accept books in good condition for trade credit or cash. See you soon, Amanda

Book Recommendation: The Red Tent

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant is one of the most captivating books that I have read in years. The main character is Dinah, a minor figure in the Book of Genesis and the daughter of Jacob and Leah. Diamant vividly brings to life the setting of Jacob and his family, and particularly the fellowshipContinue reading “Book Recommendation: The Red Tent”

Travel books

Come check out our great selection of travel books at the Book Shelf! They’re perfect for planning your next vacation or just dreaming in the comfort of our cozy chairs with a cup of coffee. The Book Shelf 575 3rd Street Monday – Friday: 10 am – 7 pm Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm

Monday Craft Throwback

Who needs Pinterest when you have craft leaflets from the 90’s? Introducing our weekly craft throwback! Stay tuned each week as we revisit the inspired looks, the acrylic paints, and the disturbingly intricate wreaths of our collective creative past. What are these two saying to each other? Respond in the comments!

Spring time means gardening!

It may be forecasted to snow this week, but it is Spring! The dandelions outside the door are growing abundantly, and we have plenty of books on gardening to keep you satiated until it’s time to till the garden beds. There’s the very no-nonsense-sounding¬†Straight-Ahead Organic, and the delightful How to Live on Almost Nothing andContinue reading “Spring time means gardening!”