12419 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44106
(216) 791-2665

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Closed Sunday and Monday


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"Spring Forward"

Sound familiar?  It’s the easiest way to remember the spring time change when Daylight Savings Time comes around.

“Spring Forward” is also appropriate for Appletree right now as we prepare to open the WHOLE store (yes, the entire space!) for browsing on Tuesday, March 23rd.  A little “forward” thinking was in order for the fiction section, and fiction readers, we hope, will be pleased with the changes that we have made to facilitate browsing and discovering great “stories.”   The “old” side of the store is dedicated to fiction, including poetry, mysteries, classics, and a variety of genres such as “Rom Com” (Romantic Comedy), “Interesting International Voices,” “Historical Fiction,” “Science Fiction/Fantasy” and “Y/A (young adult) Crossover.”  The mystery section has been expanded to include true crime, as well as classic crime.

The stationery area returns with some changes as well, most notably, an area showcasing local paper product designers and small gift items that are creatively presented and packaged.

While social distancing, masks, hand sanitizer, and people limitations are still in place, all of us at Appletree are excited that we are able to make “more” available to our customers while being mindful that although Covid is still very much with us, we see a way “forward” toward fewer restrictions.

If you have questions, please feel free to call us at 216.791.2665 or via email at info@appletree-books.com.

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“I will have to come back and spend more time. You have some wonderful books!”

“I really wouldn’t know what to read without you!”

“Appletree Books is one of the reasons we live here in Cleveland Heights!”

Appletree Books is located in the Cedar Fairmount neighborhood at 12419 Cedar Road, in the historic Heights Center Building, in the same block as Starbucks, one block east of Nighttown, and directly across the street from the Firestone Service Center. Contact us at (216) 791-2665 or fill out the form below to ask a question or to order a book.

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Book Groups are a great way to read good books, learn about new authors, and meet new friends! Appletree Books hosts several Book Groups throughout the year. Led by knowledgeable facilitators, our groups are designed to introduce you to great books in an informal setting that is fun and informative.

Groups typically meet for 60-90 minutes once a month. The books we will be discussing are announced in advance. We meet in the store or at another location in the Cedar Fairmount neighborhood.

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our Book Groups
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