Our New Location Opens January 2018

We have loved sharing our passion for reading with children, parents and teachers since 1980. When we open our new store in Upper Arlington in January 2018, we will continue offering the best of classic and new literature for young readers. Our in-store events include storytime, reading clubs, writing workshops, and author/illustrator visits.

We look forward to reading with you soon!



The ABA Interview with Sally Oddi and Melia Wolf

New Chapter Begins for Cover to Cover
By Julie Moran Alterio on Monday, Dec 04, 2017

Independent bookstore Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers has a new owner after 37 years and will open in a new neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio, in January. Melia Wolf, a former art teacher, purchased Cover to Cover in July from founders Sally Oddi and Randy King after they put the business up for sale in anticipation of retirement. Cover to Cover, which had moved to the Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus in the 1990s, will reopen in Upper Arlington. The store’s previous location is being converted to a gym. “When I was in school to become a teacher, I was taken to Cover to Cover by my mentor and introduced to Sally, and I fell in love with the store,” Wolf told Bookselling This Week. “I have a 19-year-old who, over the years, I took there and read to him and purchased books and went to author visits.” (read more)

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