Bookstores in Vermont

A guide to the best independent
Vermont bookstores

Barre

Next Chapter Bookstore - 162 N. Main St. - (802) 476-3114

Bellows Falls

Village Square Booksellers - Bellows Falls VTVillage Square Booksellers

32 The Square
Phone: (802) 463-9404
Type: New books
Sidelines: Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional
Events: Author Signings, Readings, Strategy Cards (YuGiOh, Magic the Gtahering, Pokemon), Open Mic Poetry or Prose, Knitting Group, Community meetings
Find us: Facebook // Twitter

Full service independent bookstore with extensive children's section. Free WIFI, café serving Green Mountain coffee, Republic of Tea & Bellows House cookies. Open Mic Poetry, Strategy Games, 3rd Friday Art Walk. Open Daily:M-Th 9-5,F 9-6,Sat 9-4,Sun 10-3.

 

Bennington

Bennington Bookshop - 467 Main St. - (802) 442-5059

Berlin

Rivendell Books - Berlin Mall, 282 Berlin Mall Rd, Unit #25. - (802) 224-1068 - Used books

Bradford

Booked Solid - 157 Main St. - (802) 222-5826 - Used books

Brattleboro

Everyone's Books - 25 Elliot St. - (802) 254-8160 - Specialty: Alternative

Mystery on Main Street- Brattleboro VTMystery on Main Street

119 Main St.
Phone: (802) 258-2211
Type: New books
Specialty: Mystery
Sidelines: Curiosities, Gifts, Toys/Games
Events: Author Signings, Readings
Find us: Facebook

Mystery on Main Street is a unique bookshop near the borders of New Hampshire and Massachusetts and located in southern Vermont. The focus is on Mystery (yes, that is a capital M). Covering the mystery scene from Dickens and Conan Doyle to Connelly and Lehane, you'll discover new authors and new series or unearth that hard-to-find book you’ve been looking for. Can't find it here? We can custom-order most books on the market, even if it’s not a mystery. And check out the large assortment of regional mystery writers.

Burlington

Crow Bookshop - 14 Church St. - (802) 862-0848 - New, Used, Remainder books

Phoenix Books Burlington - 191 Bank St. - (802) 448-3350

Spirit Dancer Bookstore - 125 S. Winooski Ave. - (802) 660-8060 - Specialty: Metaphysical/New Age

Chester

Misty Valley Books - 58 Common St., On the Green - (802) 875-3400

Essex

Phoenix Books - 21 Essex Way, Ste. 407 - (802) 872-7111

Hardwick

Galaxy Bookshop - 41 Main St. - (802) 472-5533

Johnson

Ebenezer Books - Johnson VTEbenezer Books

2 Lower Main St. W.
Phone: (802) 635-7472
Type: Primarily new books with used books
Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Toys/Games
Specialty: General Interest, Art, Children's, Literary
Find us: Facebook

Ebenezer Books is a small but welcoming bookstore with a passionately curated selection of new and used books. We serve our local communities and the revolving national/international community of the Vermont Studio Center, the largest residency program for writers and artists in the United States. We also sell music, toys and games, mostly local greeting cards, and chocolate. We hope you'll find us in person, and also on Facebook!

Lyndonville

Green Mountain Books & Prints - 1055 Broad St. - (802) 626-5051 - New, Used, Rare books

Manchester Center

The Northshire Bookstore - 4869 Main St. - (802) 362-2200 or (800) 437-3700

Middlebury

The Vermont Book Shop - 38 Main St. - (802) 388-2061

Montpelier

Bear Pond Books - 77 Main St. - (802) 229-0774

Rivendell Books - 100 Main St. - (802) 223-3928 - Used books

Norwich

Norwich Bookstore - Norwich VTNorwich Bookstore

291 Main St., Norwich Square
Phone: (802) 649-1114
Type: New books
Specialty: General Interest, Alternative/Political, Children's, Literary, Science Fiction/Fantasy
Sidelines: Artwork, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
Events: Author Signings, Readings
Find us: Facebook // Twitter

The Norwich Bookstore has been a vibrant member of the Upper Valley community since 1994, offering a thoughtful selection of books, toys, games, cards, gift-wrap, and other treasures for curious minds. The Norwich Bookstore continually works with many local schools and supports numerous not-for-profit arts and service organizations through discounts, fund-raising, and donations. Hosting author events is one of the most exciting parts of the Norwich Bookstore’s mission to provide a place for writers and readers to gather. We enjoy partnering with others such as the Canaan Meetinghouse Series, the Strafford Reading Series, Dartmouth College and the Center for Cartoon Studies to bring authors to the area.

Rochester

Sandy's Books & Bakery - 30 N. Main St. - (802) 767-4258 - Specialty: Sustainable Living/Food Politics

Rutland

Book King - 11 Center St. - (802) 282-4465

Saint Albans

The Eloquent Page Bookstore - 23 Catherine St. - (802) 527-7243 - Used, Collectible books

Saint Johnsbury

Boxcar & Caboose - 394 Railroad St., Ste. 2 - (802) 748-3551

Shelburne

The Flying Pig Bookstore - 5247 Shelburne Rd. - (802) 985-3999

Waitsfield

Tempest Book Shop - 5031 Main St. - (802) 496-2022

Wilmington

Bartleby's Books Wilmington VTBartleby's Books

17 W. Main St.
Phone:  (802) 464-5425
Type: New books
Specialty: General Interest
Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards, Gifts, Art, Toys/Games, Coffee/Tea
Find Us: Facebook

Bartleby's Books is located in the picturesque village of Wilmington, VT and has served the Mount Snow Valley area since 1989. We are open 7 days a week with extended hours during the summer months. Bartleby's is YOUR Vermont bookstore! When you shop with us online Bartleby's is your independent bookstore even when you can't make it in. Free shipping with purchases over $25.

Woodstock

Pleasant Street Books - 48 Pleasant St. (Rte. 4) - (802) 457-4050 - Used, Rare books

 

Yankee Bookshop Woodstock VTYankee Bookshop

12 Central St.
Phone: (802) 457-2411
Type: New books
Specialty: General Interest
Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards, Gifts, Toys/Games

Vermont’s oldest independent bookshop first opened in November 1935 and has been continuously serving Woodstock and the surrounding towns for almost 80 years. Susan Morgan, Yankee Bookshop’s owner and steward, continues the Shop’s tradition of serving the literary needs of the community.

 

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