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Serving the Readers of Knox County since 1996.

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 (

Ceremony to honor Joe Short

from Mount Vernon News - 09/05/18


By ALLISON GLASS News Staff Reporter

MOUNT VERNON — A small ceremony and gathering will be held at Paragraphs Bookstore, 229 S. Main St., to honor the legacy of the late Knox County Schools Superintendent Joe Short. The event will be held Sept. 26 starting at 4:30 p.m.

The former Knox County Schools, now operating as The Knox County Educational Service Center, was led by Short from 1974-88.

Best-selling author Marcy Campbell

Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse has just made the Indie Bestseller List!!  Author Marcy Campbell will be at Paragraphs on Friday, September 21 from 3:30 - 5:00.


Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse Cover Image
By Marcy Campbell, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780735230378
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - August 14th, 2018

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