Around the Bookstores Tour

“Around the Bookstores Tour” Bear Pond Books

About Bear Pond Books On August 3, 1973, a bookstore first opened its doors in downtown Montpelier.  In the four decades since, Bear Pond Books has weathered two major floods, countless winter storms and a move to our stately historic brick building at 77 Main St. We would not still be here without the support…

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“Around the Bookstores Tour” Norwich Bookstore

What better subject for a story than a bookstore? The Norwich Bookstore is full of stories: for adults and for children; some true, many fictional; tales of joy and sorrow, intrigue and inspiration. The bookstore has its our own tale of connections and personalities, of visions and hard work.  Liza Bernard (left) and Penny McConnel…

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“Around the Bookstores Tour” Yankee Bookshop Woodstock VT

 Vermont’s oldest continuously operated independent bookshop first opened in November 1935 and has been serving Woodstock and the surrounding towns ever since. We hope that visitors to the shop will be pleasantly surprised by our lovingly curated collection of books, as well as our unique assortment of greeting cards, stationery, bookish gifts, and more. Over…

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“Around the Bookstores Tour” Northshire Bookstore

Manchester Center, VT – Our original store, founded in 1976, is located at 4869 Main Street right in the center of town. This building, known as the Colburn House, was a continuously operating Inn for over a century before we converted it to a bookstore in 1985. We are a large (10,000 square feet) general…

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“Around the Bookstores Tour” Battenkill Bookstore

A part of the community for 25 years (under a few different names), Battenkill Books is a local, independent bookstore selling general interest, new books in the Battenkill Valley. The store offers a broad range of books from current bestsellers to the classics, and from history and romance to gardening and cooking, and more. We…

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“Around the Bookstores Tour” Chatham Bookstore

Independent Bookseller Since 1977 The Chatham Bookstore was established in 1977 and occupies a gracious brick storefront on Main Street in Chatham, New York.  Nicole Furnée and Thomas Chulak acquired the store in January 2012. We are dedicated to building community through books.  “We decided to say ‘yes’ to Main Street and be a part of…

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“Around the Bookstores Tour” Merritt Books Millbrook NY

The Merritt Bookstore is an independently owned bookstore and toystore located in the heart of the beautiful Hudson Valley, at 57 Front Street in the village of Millbrook, NY.  We have a full selection of books, toys, cards and gift wrap, and can order most any title for in store pick up or to to be sent directly to…

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“Around the Bookstores Tour” Oblong Books Millerton

Why “Oblong”? Oblong takes its name from a historic district created when the colonies of New York and Connecticut each conducted surveys to establish a border 20 miles from the Hudson River. The surveys, done in the late 1600s, differed by nearly two miles. Both states laid claim to this strip of land, extending through Dutchess…

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“Around the Bookstores Tour” Oblong Books Rhinebeck

Why “Oblong”? Oblong takes its name from a historic district created when the colonies of New York and Connecticut each conducted surveys to establish a border 20 miles from the Hudson River. The surveys, done in the late 1600s, differed by nearly two miles. Both states laid claim to this strip of land, extending through…

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