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Phone: (610) 385-0766
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Monday thru Saturday:
9am to 7pm
Sunday: 10am to 4pm
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Maps and Directions To Gently Used Books
Our Gently Used Books store is in the Douglassville Shopping Center in Douglassville, PA - 19 Douglassville Shopping Center in Douglassville, PA 19518 - we're just off Benjamin Franklin Highway (Route 422 West), about 6 miles east of Exeter and only 12 miles east of Reading, and about 5 miles west of Pottstown. We have plenty of off-street parking, and being just off Route 422 makes it easy to get to our bookstore from anywhere in Berks County, Montgomery County or Chester County.
The four streets Benjamin Franklin Highway (Route 422 West), Maplewood Avenue, Old Swede Road (Route 662) and Postal Road surround the Douglassville Shopping Center.
Redner's Market And Other Nearby Landmarks
Gently Used Books is right next to Redner's Market, about 1/4 mile northwest of the intersection of Route 422 West and Route 662 (Old Swede Road).
More landmarks: The Douglassville Shopping Center and the Gently Used Books bookstore are across the street from Ace Hardware, behind Michael's Restaurant and the Rite-Aid Pharmacy / Drug Store, and catty-corner from the Douglassville Post Office.
Driving Directions From Nearby Towns
We're an easy drive for anyone coming from Berks County or nearby Montgomery County or Chester County towns like Amity Township, Birdsboro, Exeter, Exeter Township, Pottstown, Stowe, Mount Penn, Reading, Kenhorst, Shillington, Wyomissing, West Reading, Gilbertsville, Boyertown, North Coventry, Lower Pottsgrove, Upper Pottsgrove, Royersford, Sanatoga, Spring City, Limerick, Earlville, Greshville, St. Lawrence, Blandon, Yellow House, Jacksonwald and Oley.
If you're coming from the Reading area, take Route 422 EAST towards Pottstown. About 5 miles after you have passed the Wal-Mart in Exeter Township, turn left at the light onto Maplewood Drive in Douglassville (you'll see a Wawa at the corner). Stay on Maplewood and go past the Wawa on your right and Sovereign Bank on your left, and go through the next light to cross Route 422 WEST. About 1/4 mile after you cross 422 WEST, after you have passed the CVS Pharmacy / Drug Store on your left, turn right onto Postal Road. Go about 100 yards and turn right into the main parking lot of the Douglassville Shopping Center (directly opposite the entrance to Ace Hardware's parking lot).
If you're coming from the Pottstown area, Coventry Mall or the Philadelphia Premium Outlets in Limerick, take Route 422 WEST towards Reading. At the 2nd light after the 422 'freeway' has transitioned into Highway 422, turn right onto Route 662 in Douglassville. After about 1/4 mile, turn left at the light at Postal Road and then left into the parking lot of the Douglassville Shopping Center (directly opposite the entrance to the Ace Hardware parking lot).