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 – Pamela M. Covington, August 4th

Author Event – Pamela M. Covington, August 4th

I am so thrilled about this event it is hard to know where to start.  You are not going to want to miss this opportunity to meet and learn from Pamela M. Covington! Saturday, August 4th from 1pm to 3pm Dog Eared Books has the absolute pleasure of hosting and author...

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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. Libro.fm has the selection you’re looking for and an app that rivals the competition. But, best of all, Libro.fm supports the local bookstore of your choice with every purchase!

 

Writing About Reading

First Thursday’s Book Club 3/3/2022

First Thursday’s Book Club 3/3/2022

We had a small group and a smaller stack of books last night. But we still had lots of laughter and good conversation. Ross and Christiana, we miss you! Ashley re-read but did not finish The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern. Hugh read Matt's "unputdownable" (which I...

First Thursday’s Book Club 2/3/22

First Thursday’s Book Club 2/3/22

No one read very many books this month, I think it might be the shortest list in the histroy of Thursday book club. But there was great company and perfect weather for the courtyard. I read zero books. I know. I am appalled. It is definitely not the fault of any book,...

First Thursday’s Book Club 1/6/22

First Thursday’s Book Club 1/6/22

Wow, 2022. Let's hope that it is a happy and healthy year for everyone. We are coming up on 4 years of our book club and I am so thankful to have met all of you and to share our thoughts once a month. I hope our reading slumps improve, but I enjoy your company and...