Your local source for bestsellers, literature, rare finds, and children’s books, noteBooks is located on the first floor of the building.

noteBooks also has plenty of

  • art supplies
  • music supplies
  • greeting cards
  • used books, DVDs, CDs and vinyl
  • books and literary magazines by local authors and presses
  • gifts for children and adults
  • souvenirs

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Coffee House

The second story of our historic building houses The Black Water Loft.  A cozy and inviting coffee house, the Loft offers a full espresso menu with many artisan style coffee drinks created by our friendly and knowledgeable staff.  The Loft also features the Old Crow Espresso – a seasonal espresso project developed by manager Rose McCutchan and Red Rooster Coffee Roaster – as well as drip coffees and single cup pour-overs from Red Rooster’s Organic & Fair Trade offerings.

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Red Rooster Coffee Roaster is southwest Virginia’s premier coffee roaster.  Red Rooster features the highest quality Organic and Fair Trade coffee from around the world.

We also roast unique and rare microlot coffee, Cup of Excellence winners, and sustainably grown Estate coffees.

The freshness and incredible flavor of Red Rooster coffee is unparalleled – taste for yourself upstairs at the Black Water Loft.  Then visit our retail store at

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noteBooks is open Mon-Sat 10-5 | Black Water Loft is open Mon-Fri 7-5, Sat 9-3 | Red Rooster Coffee Roaster is open Thu-Fri 12-5, Sat 9-3