Sweet Reads is not just your average book and candy store - it's an experience! You'll find opportunities to take pictures inside the train or in the forest. Experience the coolest bookstore in the area. You’ll find new and used books, local and regional authors, magazines, unique candies, frozen treats and a selection of Minnesota and Austin novelty items.
•New and Used Hard covers and Paperbacks (priced at $1, $2, and $5)•Large selection of comic books•Magazines including regional titles… Minnesota Business, Coopers Gardening, Fly Fishing, Midwest Quilts, Brew•Will special order•Will take your like-new used books for credit
•Nostalgic assortment including assorted taffy, Boston Baked Beans, Satellite Wafers, Candy Buttons, Mary Janes, Sky Bars, O Henrys, chocolate rocks•Minnesota Made – Pearson Salted Nut Rolls, Nut Goodies•Curly Girlz – almost local using fresh ingredients like Hope butter, local honey, etc. for assorted truffles, salted caramels, nut rolls, fudge, etc.•Unique favorites like gummi pigs and sour pigs and real Crickettes!•Seasonal fresh cotton candy by Ozzies
•Variety of tasty treats very reasonably priced, such as Klondike Bars, Luigas, Fat Boys, Icees, and seasonally push-ups.
•The owner’s favorite area of the store – the local selections by local writers. Many award winning books and many genres featured•Meet and Greet events throughout the fall and winter months, often featuring a unique twist (coloring time, musical performance, recipe demonstrating, etc)•See schedule – it will be updated as often as changes are made!
•Painted Rocks and Unique cards and Hedgehog mittens by Susan DeVries•Minnesoyta Soaps by Denise DeVries
The Berenstain Bears Museum
•The World’s Largest Collection of Berenstain Bear memorabilia, as honored by the Guiness Book of World Records•Over 2000 items, including close to 700 book and similar form titles•On Loan by B Mariska, owner and collector•A must see for the entire family (especially the 1950’s titles including Marital Bliss and Pictorial Guide to the Tax Form by Stan and Jan Berenstain!)