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Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 3:02 pm

Ahh…the smell of books. In today’s world of digital book sales, you miss the opportunity of getting lost in the stacks and stumbling across an unexpected gem. And that is the charm of Ye Olde Book Shoppe, the Northumberland County Public Library’s used bookstore, located just down the street from them in Heathsville.

There’s a reason why this store was just voted the region’s “Best Bookstore” by the readers of Virginia Living Magazine. Store manager Bob Taylor shows me around the carefully curated selection of paperbacks and hardcovers, romances and mysteries, DVDs and CDs, and so on. It’s a welcoming little nook of a store, with coffee and comfortable seating, just like the “old days” of just a few years ago when bookstores were a more common sight and experience.

For the full article, pick up the latest Northern Neck News 5/22/19

A plethora of books, DVDs, and CDs are available at the Ye Olde Book Shoppe.