Absolutely charming from the inside out, The Next Chapter Books & Art is a great shopping destination for visitors of all ages and interests, thanks to its wonderful variety of reads that will capture imaginations of all sizes. Located in a historic little residence in the heart of New Bern, this acclaimed book shop is a must-see destination that will be a favorite spot for visitors and locals alike.

The Next Chapter Books & Art is located along Front Street and is nicely easy to reach for visitors who are staying throughout the historic downtown region. The shop is a treasure trove of exceptional reads, and visitors will find new paperback and hardcover arrivals by popular and nationally recognized authors, a special kids section with plenty of children’s books, gently-used books that are easy on the wallet, and a collection of local and regional books, guides, and references that will make any exploration even more fascinating. Coupled with a collection of art works for sale by local and regional acclaimed artists, The Next Chapter Books & Art has everything that visitors require to pick up a good book, an artful and distinctive memento of New Bern, or all of the above.  

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