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Oblong Books of Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck's indie books store has become a destination, not only for the world of visitors who come here, but for the local community as well. Open daily and stocked with both the expected and unexpected. Oblong's shelves feature everything from Moby Dick to Moby Grape. (If you don't know the later, they were a great band. Carefully curated stock of books, music, gifts and more. Fantastic children's section.

Visit the website to see their regular schedule of author events, coordinated by the store's manager, Suzanna Hermans, a second generation bookseller and daughter of store founder Dick.

Important Features

    Due to COVID-19, many local businesses have adjusted their hours and operations to adhere to NYS-mandated safety measures and to protect visitors’ health. Before you visit, please check their individual websites or call them directly to learn more. For general visitor information, please go to our landing page here.


    Contact Us: 800-445-3131