COVID-19 Update / Reopening Plan

We are temporarily closed to in-store browsing. 

Please understand that we are still very much OPEN - we are still here to recommend books over the phone, take your orders, etc. To receive your books, we are offering curbside pickup, free delivery within the Village and shipping options; all forms of ordering are available except face-to-face. Staff are on site Monday through Saturday, 10-4, answering phones and taking your orders. 

And please keep sending orders our way.  Your loyalty and support are our bridge to a post-COVID19 future. To order call 518-677-2515, email orders@battenkillbooks.com or shop at www.battenkillbooks.com . 

As always, you can also, purchase a gift certificate here: https://www.battenkillbooks.com/battenkill-books-gift-certificate 
And, if you'd like to make a donation, you may do so here: https://www.battenkillbooks.com/donation

Thank you for understanding!

Stay safe, and be well! 

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 6:30pm

Please join us for a discussion of Greenwood by Michael Christie. 

Weather permitting we will meet outside, behind the bookstore. If the weather does not permit, we'll meet on Zoom. Email this address to request the Zoom link. 

WAMC Book Picks List

These are the books recommended by bookseller Connie Brooks on WAMC's The Roundtable on January 5, 2021. 

The House on Vesper Sands Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781951142247
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tin House Books - January 12th, 2021

The Devil and the Dark Water Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781728206028
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - October 6th, 2020

The Liar's Dictionary: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546775
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - January 5th, 2021

The Decameron Project: 29 New Stories from the Pandemic Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781982170790
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Scribner - November 10th, 2020

Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593189481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

The Way Past Winter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452181554
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - October 6th, 2020

Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781681199443
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 5th, 2021

Independent Bookstore Day 2020

These exclusive Independent Bookstore Day products will be available to purchase beginning August 29th, 2020. 

 You Have Arrived at Your Destination : An exclusive SIGNED short story by Amor Towles Cover Image
$11.00
ISBN: 9781732970403
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: IBD Publishing - April 1st, 2020

 The exclusive BOOKSTORE DAY CANDLE : Oak, dry leaves, and sandalwood Cover Image
By Non Non
$11.00
ISBN: 9781732970410
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Frostbeard Studios - April 1st, 2020

The Art of Protest Postcards (Set of 4) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781632890597
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Independent Bookstore Day - April 25th, 2020

Open a Book, Open Your Mind Socks Cover Image
By N/A N/A
Email or call for price
ISBN: 0752489570733
Availability: Hard to Find - Inquire at Store
Published: Out of Print Clothing - April 25th, 2020

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