Dog Eared Books

52 C Old Hampton Lane

Fridays and Saturdays 11 AM – 5 PM

Locally-owned used bookstore in downtown Hampton

Popular, gently-used books for all ages.

Shop our board books, picture books, children’s chapter books, middle-grade readers, young adult, popular fiction and non-fiction. All books are priced at least half-off the publisher’s cover price. Trade-ins accepted for store credit.

**we are currently limiting trade-ins to 10 books per visit.

Upcoming Events

Author Event – R. Gregory

Join us on July 9th, 2022 from 1pm - 3pm as we host local author R. Gregory. R. Gregory will share his children's fantasy series: Adventures in Ayr.     Come Adventuring with Us! Ayr is a magical place. Follow the adventures of Cade and Dee, two brothers that...

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Dog Eared Books is located in a quiet courtyard in downtown Hampton, steps away from the Hampton History Museum, and the Virginia Air and Space Museum. Street parking is available and free garage parking across the street. There are a variety of delicious local restaurants to eat and drink nearby.

we have audiobooks

Just like your old audiobook app … but without funding space travel for billionaires. has the selection you’re looking for and an app that rivals the competition. But, best of all, supports the local bookstore of your choice with every purchase!


Writing About Reading

First Thursday’s Book Club 6/2/22

First Thursday’s Book Club 6/2/22

I'm glad we finally got a warm night to enjoy the courtyard! Luckily we missed the lightning storm. It was great to see everyone, and welcome John and Trish! Christiana read Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, The Martian by Andy Weir, (I hope you will read Hail Mary, I...

First Thursday’s Book Club 5/5/2022

First Thursday’s Book Club 5/5/2022

It's hard to believe that it is already May! And it did not feel like May temperatures last night. If I had been thinking more about time last night, I would have realized that this May is our book club's 4th anniversary! Time really has flown by ( although the last 2...

First Thursday’s Book Club 4/7/2022

First Thursday’s Book Club 4/7/2022

Last night was full of fun, thunderstorms, dog and cat influencers, and sharing some great news with friends! Also some TV binge recommendations and even a couple of books. Hugh carried the group with 4 books he read last month. I read The Last Thing He Told Me by...