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The Open Book has been Westhampton's community bookstore since 1999. We are a full service, general bookstore carrying books for adults, teens and children.  In addition to our wide array of books, we have cards, gifts, toys and fair trade items.  We are happy to provide our customers with free gift wrapping and delivery within the greater Westhampton area. At our cozy cottage just off Main Street, you can enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee while perusing a book in our peaceful courtyard. Come bring your little ones to a story time, attend an author event or just visit us to find that perfect book.

Book Signing with Poet Cory Doyle! Columnated Ruins

07/23/2011 7:30 pm
Come hear Cory Doyle read from his new collection of poems, buy signed books and enjoy light refreshments! Columnated Ruins is a collection of poetry reflecting Cory's experiences and surroundings. At times humorous, then touching and lyrical. This is a collection that you will enjoy for many years to come.
Location: 
Street:
1 Glovers Ln
City:
Westhampton Beach
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Province:
New York
Postal Code:
11978
Country:
United States

Now Available at The Open Book--Ajiri Tea!

Ajiri Tea was started with the social mission of creating employment for the people of western Kenya and of educating the local orphans. Through the sale of Ajiri Tea, they hope to create a sustainable cycle of community employment and education. Ajiri means "to employ" in Swahili, the national language of Kenya.

Ajiri buys their tea from a tea factory in the Kisii district of Kenya and employs women in Kisii to handcraft the box labels, beads, and twine. All profits are sent back to the community through their donation to the Ajiri Foundation to educate orphans by paying their school fees and purchasing their books and uniforms. By supporting farmers, employing women to create the unique handmade labels on every tea box, and paying school fees for orphans, they hope to make a difference in Kenya today and in the future.

Ajiri Kenyan Black Tea is exceptionally full-bodied and smooth. It is grown in the Kisii Hills of western Kenya, an area known for its abundant rainfall and fertile soil. We're terrifically excited to be carrying such a high-quality product and supporting such a worthy cause.

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Here are some books that have been flying off the shelves!

Caleb's Crossing (Hardcover)

$26.95
ISBN-13: 9780670021048
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Viking Adult, 5/2011
In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. Upon this slender factual scaffold, the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "People of the Book" has created a luminous tale of love and faith, magic and adventure.

 


State of Wonder (Hardcover)

$26.99
ISBN-13: 9780062049803
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Harper, 6/2011
Award-winning "New York Times"-bestselling author Patchett ("Bel Canto, The Magician's Assistant") returns with a provocative novel of morality and miracles, science and sacrifice set in the Amazon rainforest--a gripping adventure story and a profound look at the difficult choices we make in the name of discovery and love.

$37.50
ISBN-13: 9781416571766
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Simon & Schuster, 10/2011
The Greater Journey is the enthralling, inspiring—and until now, untold—story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900, ambitious to excel in their work.

$26.00
ISBN-13: 9780307408846
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Crown, 5/2011
The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history. A mild-mannered professor from Chicago, Dodd brings along his wife, son, and flamboyant daughter, Martha. Written by the bestselling author of "Devil in the White City, In the Garden of Beasts" lends a stunning, eyewitness perspective on events as they unfold in real time, revealing an era of surprising nuance and complexity.

WE NOW SELL GOOGLE eBOOKS!

googleOpen Book customers no longer have to choose between reading digital and supporting their local bookstore -- we are now selling Google eBooks™ online.

A Google eBook is a new form of cloud-based digital book that allows readers to access their libraries on almost any device from one single repository, regardless of where the ebook was purchased. The Open Book is selling Google ebooks because of its open and accessible platform which provides an easy way for you to discover, read and buy ebooks at competitive prices. We are offering hundreds of thousands of titles for sale, ranging from new releases and bestsellers in every category to classics in the public domain.

So if you love both eBooks and The Open Book, you can now have it all!

We have added tutorials here for using an ipad, a nook, an android or your computer.

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