Our Story

We are a local family-owned independent bookstore and premier cigar & pipe tobacco shop.  Our business began over 65 years ago as a magazine wholesaler and newsstand. We have been a fixture in Downtown Cumberland, welcoming generations of readers of all ages, cat lovers and cigar aficionados who live in and around Cumberland, as well as those visiting the area.

Our Products

We carry new & used books, including a wide array on local history & railroading, and a full range of children's books & toys.  We also sell an extensive variety of premium cigars, pipes & pipe tobacco.  In addition, we have greeting cards, gifts, postcards, Maryland lottery tickets and we continue to sell local & out-of-town newspapers and magazines just like we did when we first started in 1951.

Bookstore Hours

Monday-Friday  9:00am-6:00pm

Saturday  9:00am-5:00pm

Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm