About Us


Betty Ann Sharp and Jim Ellis –Took over ownership and operation of Bearly Read books in 2007 when Jane Van Buskirk decided to retire.  They bring a diverse background in English, Education, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and writing.  We will happily assist you in finding any books that you may be looking for. If we don’t have it we will happily add your book to our list of books to watch for, and we will call you if we find it.

History of Bearly Read Books.
Bearly Read Books was started in 1988 by Dave and Jane Van Buskirk.  Dave passed away in 2002.  Jane continued to run the store until she retired in 2007.











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