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Oberlin's Favorite Variety Store

Oberlin's Favorite Variety Store

Ben Franklin has a little bit of just about everything, mixing classic variety goods with unusual toys and games, puzzles, fabric and yarn, a custom frame shop, office, art supplies and more!

Our everyday merchandise is mix and match; tried and true. Whether it’s dorm supplies or birthday presents, you’ll find it here.

We also have a great selection of Fair Trade items available year round and offer a great selection of green and sustainable items in virtually every area of the store!

Our prices are reasonable. We’ll help you find what you’re looking for and answer your questions about how to use it.

Contact Us!

Ben Franklin - (440) 774-5711
MindFair Books - (440) 774-6463
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or write us
13 W. College St. Oberlin, OH 44074

Store Hours

Monday - Thursday: 10am–6pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am–7pm
Sunday: 12pm–5pm

Our hours may vary throughout the year based on the needs of our customers. Extended hours are available during peak seasons.