Used Books

We carry a myriad of used books - little treasures we've found from people selling books with us, at estate sales, and donations. From the classics to book club reads, our selection is eclectic and curious, hand-picked by the store owner to redistribute knowledge to the word hungry.


Rare Books

We buy and sell old and rare books; the oldest book is from 1787 (a set of books on English history, printed in Dublin).  Visit and spend hours paging through these windows to the past.  The old and rare cover many categories, but among our favorites are the old children's books -- i.e., books for old children.  We also have some interesting old sets, such as The Wit and Humor of America (1911) and The Harvard Classics - The Five Foot Shelf of Books (1910).   Out most unusual book (however that is measured) is probably a book written in pre-Braille embossed alphabet, invented in London by Dr. William Moon in the 1840s.  



Local Books

We happily carry books from local authors - poetry, fiction, mysteries, zines, and more. Many tell stories of Minnesota and even our little neighborhood of Northeast. 


212 Pottery

In 2017, we moved from our original location into the old 212 Pottery space. Their presence is still here however with Bob Sorg pottery and handpicked gift cards, candles, and other fair trade goods.