Longfellow Books offers a wide selection of reads. — Photo courtesy of Longfellow Books
The shelves in this expansive book store are stocked not only with the best sellers but also cult, iconic and other print offerings. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. On any given day or evening, it's possible to see consumers quietly reviewing the celebrated inventory of books.
Staff tend to be voracious readers, or even writers themselves, and are quick to offer suggestions about the best reads, or help shoppers discover that rare novel that can broaden or change their reading interests. They genuinely love the written word and are eager to share their passion with just about anyone who displays similar interests in reading and writing.
The International Mystery Club discusses their latest book. — Photo courtesy of Longfellow Books
Longfellow Books also hosts a number of book clubs and writers groups like the Maine Women Write Book Club, the International Mystery Book Club, and even the Nerd Rage Book Club. There is a wide selection of used books for sale, as well, and Longfellow actively buys used books that are in good condition.
Longfellow Books frequently hosts talks and presentations by Maine writers. Many of these events feature lively discussions afterwards. Book shoppers will further appreciate Longfellow’s policy of validating parking for discount rates.
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