Christmas shopping has started and Cambria Toy Station wants to make it easy for you.
Schedule your appointment by calling 540-382-6431 and get 50% off of all toy store items.
Hours will be as flexible as possible but no earlier than 11am.
Visiting/Shopping at the Depot is now done by appointment. Call ahead to schedule or call from the parking lot. This means that you can have access 7 days per week. Hours are adjusted to fit your schedule where possible. Just give … Continue reading →
Effective immediately: all toy store items 50% off. No other discounts apply. Why? Because I hope it makes up for any inconvenience you may have shopping with us since appointments are needed. Granted, if you’re in the area and call … Continue reading →
Over 25 years ago now (or a quarter of a century…which seems even a bit stranger), I started teaching Children’s Literature to Elementary Education majors at Southwest Missouri State University. At the time, Children’s Literature was becoming “real” literature–that is … Continue reading →
March is such a good, forceful, energetic verb (and the name of the month), so what better month to focus on volunteerism. March 13th is Good Samaritan Day, although we tend to celebrate things by the week, by the month, and … Continue reading →
February Special I can’t believe I’m writing this, but from Christie and Cornwall to Patterson and Woods, we have way too many mysteries and suspense. We could triple the shelf space and still not have enough…so our overload is your … Continue reading →
If you haven’t noticed, American’s love kitsch. Pink Flamingos. Genuine souvenir plates from places like Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon. Black velvet paintings of Jesus and Elvis on top of a semi with flames shooting out of the tail pipes. … Continue reading →
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Newton! If you have stopped in Whistle Stop Books or the Cambria Toy Station in the last few years, there is a good chance you stopped for a minute and played with the … Continue reading →
One of the joys of a used bookstore is discovering wonderful books you would never think to read or new genres you would never explore. While I have long been a fan of history (evidenced by the fact that we … Continue reading →
Before robots… Before computers… There were clockmakers… The next time you are driving north through eastern Pennsylvania, add a trip to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia and take a look at the Automaton by machinist and clockmaker Henri Maillardet, c. … Continue reading →