Books for the Grads!

It can be a struggle to pick out a gift for a graduate. While they’re surely receiving tons of post-grad advice from parents, older siblings, and just about everyone else they talk to, they’re probably more likely to listen to that advice if it’s bound and available on their bookshelf for reference any time they need it.

A book is an ideal gift for graduates because it helps them reflect on where they have been and where they are going.  A book can be sentimental, practical and entertaining. If you need ideas for the perfect book to give for an upcoming high school or college graduation, look no further. These thoughtful, inspiring graduation gifts will be read and reread, long after the pomp and circumstance has ended.

All books are available in our shop!

Big Adventures, Long Journeys

It's that time of year when we seek out big adventures. Often times big adventures mean a long journeys and many restaurant visits. Keeping the kiddos entertained during travel & makes for a pleasant journey, so here at Little Village Toy & Book Shop we put together some things that might do the trick.

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Books, Books!

Sustaining an Indie Book Shop today can be challenging, but our community and team believe reading is at the core of brain development and local book shops are crucial to sustaining that.

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Welcome! Our Story

Our founder, Clare, was raised in South Africa and moved to the U.S. in the early 90s with her family. Her parents instilled a passion for reading at an early age and her mother maintained that mission throughout her life. They hoped that bringing their children to America would open up new opportunities for the future.

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