Years Active: 1966-2010
Wares: Books, greeting cards, games

Chill, public libraries and their kiddie-centric summer reading programs—the mature 10 through 15-year-olds of the 1990s needed to buy the latest Goosebumps or Redwall banger without having to deal with the kooky librarian and her many stamps. You were assembling a collection to pass down to future generations, and B. Dalton respected that.