Rhinebeck's indie books store has become a destination, not only for the world of visitors who come here, but for the local community as well. Open daily and stocked with both the expected and unexpected. Oblong's shelves feature everything from Moby Dick to Moby Grape. (If you don't know the later, they were a great band. Carefully curated stock of books, music, gifts and more. Fantastic children's section.
Visit the website to see their regular schedule of author events, coordinated by the store's manager, Suzanna Hermans, a second generation bookseller and daughter of store founder Dick.