Whether you love fiction, nonfiction, fairytales, or romance novels, May is the month for you. It's Get Caught Reading Month. Even if nobody catches you, this is the perfect occasion to curl up with a good book and let your mind explore. Our real estate agents recommend visiting one of these Long Island book stores to find the perfect book.
- Theodore's Books: 17 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
If you're looking at Oyster Bay homes for sale, stop by Theodore's Books while you're in the area. This book store is the creation of former Congressman Steve Israel, who wanted to create a warm and friendly place for his fellow book lovers to shop.
Theodore's Books carries a wide range of genres, including historical fiction, romance, and children's titles. They also have a selection of journals, puzzles, and other games. You can read in one of the store's comfortable chairs or take your book to one of the quaint cafes nearby.
- The Dolphin Bookshop: 299 Main St., Port Washington, NY 11050
The Dolphin Bookshop is the perfect place to get your literary fix after looking at Port Washington homes for sale. This store is a staple in the community, and they host a lot of storytime and craft sessions for children. However, they also have a great selection of novels and nonfiction for adults.
The Dolphin Bookshop opened in 1946 and is one of the oldest independent bookstores in the area. Over the years, they have hosted many famous authors, including J.K. Rowling.
- Astoria Bookshop: 31-29 1st St., Astoria, NY 11106
Astoria Bookshop is a quaint, welcoming bookstore where you could spend hours flipping through the titles. They have a whole section of books on Queens and NYC, and the knowledgeable staff is happy to help customers find titles that suit them.
Astoria Bookshop always stocks the latest Whiting Award and Huge Award winners. Customers also love their selection of science fiction and fantasy novels. After finding the perfect book, stop and see some nearby Astoria homes for sale.
- The Dog-Eared Bard's Book Shop: 250 Larkfield Rd., East Northport, NY 11731
If you happen to be looking at Northport homes for sale, this bookstore isn't far away. The Dog-Eared Bard's Book Shop has been serving Long Island for 12 years, and they recently moved into this storefront.
At this store, you'll find some contemporary titles and antique books like copies of Chaucer's Alfred W. Pollard and Macaulay's Essay on Milton. If you love literary history, this is the place to go.
- Turn the Page Again: 39-15A Bell Blvd., Bayside, NY 11361
Turn the Page Again is a neighborhood used bookstore in Bayside. They opened in 2010 as an Affirmative Business and nonprofit organization. Their job development and coaching services have helped many individuals enter the workforce.
Turn the Page Again sells used books at reasonable prices. They have a huge selection of children's books, cookbooks, and young adult novels. Their mystery and classics sections are also brimming with titles. Find a book you love, then spend the afternoon looking at Bayside homes for sale. If you find a home with a reading nook, you know you've found the one.
Get Caught Reading Month is an occasion that deserves to be celebrated. Visit some of these local bookstores, and collect titles to read in May. If you fall in love with the area and decide to move to Long Island, our real estate agents would be happy to help. Contact us to learn more about our services.