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Yesterday’s Books

was opened in 1980 by Larry and Kathleen Dorman who never strayed from our store’s mission: Serve customers in the best way possible. This is accomplished everyday with an excellent staff and an inventory of over 100,000 used, new, rare and out-of-print hardbacks, paperbacks, audio books, music CD’s & movies.

After more than 27 years, Larry & Kathleen passed Yesterday’s Books on to Phillip and Paula Gauthier so they could retire to spend more time with family. We intend to honor the traditions of great service and selection, and at the same time, bring a modern touch to the business.

Our store is well organized with hundreds of categories. There are strong sections of history, literature, theology, crafts, music, children’s books, local history and popular fiction. Everything is sold in good condition and fairly priced for today’s market. The majority of our inventory is priced at 50% or more off of the publisher’s price.

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"Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house."
- Henry Ward Beecher


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