Meet the ​Owner

Afton Smith is the proud owner of this adorable little book store. She thrives on changing children's lives with the endless possibilities that books offer young readers.

Afton grew up in small neighboring town of Wyalusing, PA. After high school she attended the Art Institute of Pittsburg to obtain her Bachelor in Photography.  As, she continued her college education she was a stay at home mom and house wife.

Afton is a proud mom of two wonderful girls and four step-children and has a loving husband. A large family leads her to manage her time and energy evenly to balance her three priorities in life: Faith, Family and Business. While, a stay at home mom she begin to realize her love of reading and how much it impacts her children's grades, creativity, and state test scores. She began to sell children's books out of her home in November 2015. As she become more known in her local community she realized how much children in the area needed a safe, fun and learning environment.  So she opened Afton's Book Nook in February 2017.

While she makes this her priority she also loves to volunteer to local fundraising efforts and school activities. She also donates to many different causes throughout the community. Afton is determined to Change lives, one book at a time. 

A Look Inside The Store

“Bookshops are time machines spaceships story-makers secret-keepers dragon-tamers, dream-catchers fact-finders & safe places."

Stop on by and check out this cute, colorful and fun atmosphere.

429 Main Street Laceyville, PA 18623


Mon & Tue Closed    Wed & Thur. 11 am - 5 pm    Fri. 11 am - 7 pm

Sat. 9 am - 7 pm    Sun. 12 pm - 5 pm


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