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Buying books online is about finding what you're looking for. Browsing a local independent bookshop is about discovering what you never knew was there!

We have new tea for one sets for serving amazing blends of loose leaf organic tea while you decide on your next favorite book, or sit quietly and decide that there's nothing you want to do, talk with a friend, or patiently wait for your spouse to find what she's looking for.

There’s a tremendous amount of violence in a bookshop. But, somehow, it is sacred: able to be expressed without being released, able to be examined without being experienced, able to be felt without being harmed. It is the safest way we can understand the worst that humanity can contrive: and hop...

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Got new cups at the bookshop. Bigger. Now, I'm testing out the proportions of our recipe for just the right cup of hot cocoa. ... This could take several attempts.

Had the opportunity to connect with a “new mommy” class at Albany General Hospital. These are slated to go into their gift baskets.

Kinda makin' a dad shelf for Father's Day. It's not really for the Dad who loves to hide in the back room with a old paperback. (We've got those guys taken care of anyway). It's more for the dads who like the idea of maybe curling up with a book with his little man, or wish they had time to es...

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3 weeks ago
Their selection is always smazing along with their customer service!!!! I wish more had supported so they wouldn't have to close.
- Cari H
a year ago
Wonderful atmosphere. Great prices. Friendly staff who were willing to help make sure my picks were appropriate age level content formy children.
- Betsy H
a year ago
Nice little book store! Fun atmosphere with a good selection. Tables/chairs available to sit and read or do some writing. Talked with the owner for a bit who offered to help order a book I was looking for (they can and will order anything they can find). We will be back.
- Cody C

We put ideas into your head!

We've wanted to create a special place in the community where people can explore the farthest reaches of any imagination.  But, also, a place where you can share who you are: be more than just a customer, but a resonating part of our community.  One person described our shop as, "an intellectual water watering hole."  One child exclaimed, "It is so peaceful here!"  I think we're on the right track!

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  • (503) 877-9157
  • (541) 409-0265


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678 South Main Street
Lebanon, OR 97355
United States

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sun:12:30 – 5:30 PM
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