Newburgh book store looking for new owner

A Newburgh book store is searching for a new owner. After 20 years, the current owner says she's ready for the next chapter in her life. 

Wynne Beck announced on Facebook she is retiring and is looking for someone to keep running the Book Nook. 

Beck purchased the store 20 years ago and has expanded it to 40,000 books. She hopes to sell the store either by the end of the year or the beginning of next year. 
"I'm hoping to find someone who will continue with what I started here," said Beck. "I've been here 20 years, and I wanted to continue. I have people who've been coming that long, and they don't want the story to leave."

Beck says she will mostly miss her customers. 

She says anyone interested in purchasing the book nook can call her at 812-858-1707 or email her at You can also reach her on Book Nook's Facebook page.

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 10, 2017)

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