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 or shop at . 

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Thank you for understanding!

Stay safe, and be well! 

Upcoming Events

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of Jess Kidd's novel, Things in Jars.

Weather permitting we will meet outside the book store. 


About Things in Jars

Bridie Devine--flame-haired, pipe-smoking detective extraordinaire--is confronted with the most baffling puzzle yet: the kidnapping of Christabel Berwick, secret daughter of Sir Edmund Athelstan Berwick, and a peculiar child whose reputed supernatural powers have captured the unwanted attention of collectors in this age of discovery.

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates' novel, The Water Dancer. 

Location TBD. 

About The Water Dancer

Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her--but was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life. This brush with death births an urgency in Hiram and a daring scheme: to escape from the only home he's ever known.

WAMC Book Picks List

These are the books recommended by bookseller Connie Brooks on WAMC's The Roundtable on September 22, 2020. 

The Island Child: A novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525658375
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - July 28th, 2020

Flyaway Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250260499
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - July 28th, 2020

Piranesi Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635575637
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 15th, 2020

Sisters: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593188958
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - August 25th, 2020

Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250155931
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 1st, 2020

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571313652
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

Old World Italian: Recipes and Secrets from Our Travels in Italy: A Cookbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984823595
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarkson Potter - September 15th, 2020

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
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
ISBN: 9781732970410
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Frostbeard Studios - April 1st, 2020

The Art of Protest Postcards (Set of 4) Cover Image
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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