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Come visit us in downtown Mount Vernon!

Paragraphs Bookstore

Store Front

We sell new books for readers of all ages and interests.  

Stop in to browse and get reading recommendations from our staff.

Visit us in historic downtown Mount Vernon at 229 S. Main Street


  In addition to our large selection of books, we carry greeting cards, unique gifts, and toys from Melissa & Doug

Our bookshelves are always stocked. WiFi is available. Our children’s section is ready for young readers.  


If you would like a copy of Ariel-Foundation Park book mailed to you, please contact us at 740.392.9290 or e-mail (

The Forgotten Lives of Mount Vernon's Jewish Families

Our Worthy Townsmen: The Forgotten Lives of Mount Vernon Ohio's Jewish Families  1847-1920, by local author Lois Hanson available at Paragraphs Bookstore!

Our Worthy Townsmen: The Forgotten Lives of Mount Vernon Ohio's Jewish Families 1847 - 1920 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780578630755
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Eddsam Publishing - January 24th, 2020

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