Reistville Corner Store is your store for family time, education and more.
Toy store...music store...gift shop...book store...eduational store...homeschool books...it's all here at Reistville Corner Store.
We carry specialty board games, classic toys, science kits and equipment, books, new and used homeschool curriculum, stringed instruments (see our Pickers' Corner page on this site), a very large selection of Melissa & Doug products, cards, local made gifts, candles, and so much more! We also offer free events like children's game days, craft days, science fun days and more, along with monthly art lessons (certified art teacher as your instructor), and other fun or informative events (see the events section below for details). Whether you are a homeschooling family looking for curriculum and supplies, a parent looking to help with their students education or just looking for some good old-fashion fun, we are the store for you!
WE'VE ADDED MANY NEW ITEMS - We now have an even larger selection of Melissa and Doug classic toys, Learning Resource toys and games, new science kits/equipment, many new board games and also new local made items including cutting boards and clocks.
And we've added a new line of toys: Janod classic toys (kitchen set, desk and more) and also some items from Channel Craft (classic toys from a company right here in Pennsylvania). We hope you'll come see us for your shopping needs.
USED HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUM: Our used book selection is growing quickly. We've added an additional 12 book cases and they're filling fast, we currently have over 3,000 books on the shelves. So, when you're ready to buy this year's books why not come check us out. And, if you have books you're done with or some that you just never got around to using, consider letting us help you sell them. Check with us for our policy and schedule a drop off time (an appointment IS REQUIRED) .
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Student's Card Making Class. Students from age 5 through 18 (and their parents) are invited to sign up for our spring card making class. The class will be taught by our friend Effie who makes beautiful cards which she sells here at our store. The class will be held Saturday March 25th, starting promptly at 10:30, ending at approx. 11:30 and you'll be creating 2 spring cards to take home with you. The cost is $6 per person (payable to the instructor) and registration is required. Please call the store at (717)949-4324 to register by 3/22. In case of inclement weather please call ahead to confirm the event.
-Kids Palette Art Lessons, The classes are taught by a certified art teacher and will be held the 1st Saturday of each month from October through May, from 11:00 - 11:45. The lessons are for children ages 5-15, with seperate lessons for eaach age group (5-10 and 11-15) but both will be held at the same time slot. The cost is $5.00 per child, per lesson. No sign-up necessary. Summer lessons will likely be moved to a week day morning, details to come out on summer lessons soon.
-Lessons for guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, harmonica and Irish whistle. See our other page "Pickers Corner" for more information.
USED HOMESCHOOL BOOKS:
Our used book room currently houses over 3,000 used books with the majority being home school curriculum, student resource books, chapter books and children's readers. There's also a section for teacher helps, some new curriculum and then a few bookcases holding adult Christian fiction, family resource books and other misc. items.
The used items are taken in on a consignment basis and therefore availability varies as does condition. We've been very pleased with the quality of books being brought in and we look forward to helping to meet the book buying needs of many home school families.
To see our full consignment policy, please make a request in the 'contact us page' or call us and we will e-mail or mail our policy to you. Items that are accepted for consignment are as follows: current edition curriculum, children's general reading books, science supplies/equipment, manipulatives, and educational games that have all of their pieces. All items must be in nice to like-new condition (workbooks may have minimal writing in them). We do not accept old edition curriculum, public school text books, magazines or encyclopedias.
Appointments are REQUIRED to bring used items in to the store, so be sure to call ahead to arrange a date and time.
We look forward to helping you with your book buying and selling needs.