Arm yourself with beach reads by visiting the local booksellers and other stores when you’re in Hatteras. The Hatteras shopping scenes offer an assortment of places to find books and other media. Discover the next up-and-coming artists at Hatteras bookstores, or pick up the latest issue of your favorite magazine from the big-brand grocery and convenience stores. The small-town general stores and local grocers frequently carry books by local Outer Banks writers in addition to helpful guides and informational material about the area. And when the rain sets in, ward off boredom by renting or picking up movies from the media selections at particular stores.