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Until I visited Hobart NY I had no idea what a book village was. Well, it's exactly as the name suggests. There are bookstores to lose yourself in. I bought an antique copy of Ana Karena. I just love Leo Tolstoy. Hobart is quaint and...More
Hobart calls itself a "book village." There are many local bookstores where one is encouraged to take one's time and browse around.
Interesting variety of stores and books.
Worth the time to stop and take a gander.
The 'book village' is an advertising hyperbole. There are six book stores. Hobart is a village. Period. One book store has rare (old and expensive) books as the proprietor was quick to point out. Another smelled like cat urine and had so many books some...More
First of all, let me preface my review of Hobart Book Village with a story of the amazing residents of Hobart, NY.
My friends and I were on a girl's trip in the Catskills, and being that two of us are avid book readers, we...More
Six book shops. An eclectic breakfast and lunch place. A Friday farmer's market in season with live music. Tumbling water, rolling hills, a large public playground for kids. Tucked into a valley in the Catskills, Hobart is quietly lovely--a glorious place to spend a long...More
you probably have to like small villages or hamlets to get excited about Hobart. Well, I do like them and Hobart did not disappoint me. I enjoyed visiting the several small bookshops (I even found a book that I had been looking for) and lunch...More
We happened upon an ad for the Hobart Book Village tucked away in a Catskills travel guide. We arrived on a Saturday afternoon during the "off season." There weren't as many stores as we expected, but nonetheless, there were hours and hours of snooping at...More