Paragraphs Bookstore

Serving the readers of Knox County, Ohio since 1996


We sell new books for readers of all ages and interests.  

Stop in to browse and get reading recommendations from our staff.

Visit us in historic downtown Mount Vernon at 229 S. Main Street


  In addition to our large selection of books, we carry greeting cards, unique gifts, and toys from Melissa & Doug

Our bookshelves are always stocked. WiFi is available. Our children’s section is ready for young readers.  


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Read our Holiday Catalog online here.




Betty Boyd Caroli at Paragraphs Bookstore

Fredericktown native Betty Boyd Caroli will be at Paragraphs Bookstore on Saturday, October 24 from 1:00 until 2:30 meeting and greeting friends and signing her new book, Lady Bird and Lyndon.

You may order this book below or call (740.392.9290) or email (paragraphs@earthlink.net) to reserve a copy of the book.

ISBN: 9781439191224
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 27th, 2015

First Friday October

Write a Scary Story for Children - Come to Paragraphs at 7:00 and learn how to write a scary story.

By Hal Johnson, Tom Mead (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780761184614
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing - September 8th, 2015

Book Discussion of Kayak Morning

Kenyon professor Sarah Heidt will lead a book discussion of Kayak Morning on Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 in Hunter Hall, just a few steps north of Paragraphs Bookstore.  The discussion will be about Roger Rosenblatt's book and also the art of memoir writing. 

ISBN: 9780062084033
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ecco Press - February 17th, 2012

Coloring For Adults

Want to get involved in the coloring craze for adults that you've heard about on tv and read about in the papers? Come to Paragraphs on Monday, September 21 at 7:00 to join others who are coloring.  We have coloring books and colored pencils for sale or bring your own.  Let's see if there is a group who would like to meet.

By Johanna Basford (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781780674889
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Laurence King - February 17th, 2015

Read to Sandy

Read a book to Sandy, a certified therapy dog.

Who Was. . .? Trivia Challenge

Trivia Challenge for third, fourth, and fifth graders to test their knowledge and win prizes.  Create a team and join us at 2:00.

By Kate Boehm Jerome, David Cain (Illustrator), Nancy Harrison (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780448428567
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - November 11th, 2002

Friday STorytime

Story Time for pre-schoolers at 10:30 AM. 

Book Signing with YA author Vicki Leigh

Young Adult author Vicki Leigh will be at the store to sign copies of her fantasy, Catch Me When I Fall, the first book in her Dreamcatcher series.  YOu can catch Vicki Friday evening from 6:30 until 8:00.

ISBN: 9781620074879
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Curiosity Quills Press - October 23rd, 2014

Thursday at Dan Emmett Festival

Thursday Sale on bags, socks, mugs, t-shirts, stationery and much more.


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