Animal Shelter Donation Event & Local Events


To celebrate the store’s One Year anniversary Dog Eared Books is hosting a donation drive for the Douglas County Animal Shelter through July 11th! If you bring in one or more of the items listed on our flyer you will receive a Donate & Save Coupon* for up to 50% off your final purchase! Please help us spread the word!

We welcome all donations, big & small! We just ask that you make sure all items are factory sealed, and not past the expiration dates listed on the packaging.

*Coupon values will be dependant on the value of the donation (15%, 25% & 50%). Coupon may not be combined with store credit. Expires July 11th, 2016.
Donate & Save Flyer (1)

We have some donations already, but as the shelter is constantly taking in new animals more is always needed and appreciated.


Local Events


The Thomas Dorsey Festival starts tonight at 6pm with the Jazz concerts at the Mill! Admission is free and there will be plenty of vendors selling food! It picks up again tomorrow at 3pm at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church, and the again at 5:30pm for the Blue concerts at the Mill!


Summer Reading, New Books, & Upcoming Events

Summer is here and the summer reading lists for Douglas County and Carroll County are starting to be posted online! Dog-eared Books has a small selection of these books featured on the small shelf at the front of the store, and there will be more coming in over the next few weeks!


Not sure if you have a summer reading list? Check out the school board websites first: Douglas County & Carroll County. You are free to call the store ahead of time to check if we have a specific title available.

New Books In Stock This Week


New Books Include: How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster, The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, Never Let Me Go by Kazuro Ishirguro, The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, Books 1-4 of the Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice, Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, The Strange Case of the Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger, and much more!!

Father’s Day is Coming


Father’s Day is on the 21st of June! Why not stop in for a cute book to share with your children?

Upcoming Main Street Events

Thomas Dorsey Birthplace Festival – June 26th & 27th – More Info

The Mike Veal Band – July 11th – More Info

Farmer’s Market – Every Tuesday – More Info