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Indie Bookstores in Vermont

The best list of independent Vermont bookstores

 

Next Chapter Bookstore is a general bookstore, with a little of everything. We can order titles that aren't on our shelves, available in 2 to 3 business days. We have an expanded children's section, including some games, toys, art supplies, puppets, and stuffed animals. Come by to visit and see our treehouse/reading loft! Sit down in our chairs and enjoy our free wifi!
  • City Title Bellows Falls
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  • Address 1 32 The Square
  • Phone (802) 463-9404
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Mystery, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
Full service independent bookstore with extensive children's section. Free WIFI, cafe 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 Bookshop is a local, independent bookshop in Bennington, Vermont. We carry a wide range of new books, including those featured on the New England Independent Booksellers Association best sellers list. We have an extensive children's section and hope to offer weekly readings for our younger customers soon. We stock a selection of quality cards for all occasions.
  • City Title Bradford
  • Address 1 157 Main St.
  • Phone (802) 222-5826
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
Gently used & new books in a small VT town in the Upper Valley of the Connecticut River, specializing in science fiction & children's books.
We’re a family owned independent bookstore specializing in books about social change, the environment, and multicultural children’s books. Many of our books are by original, creative, and progressive authors.
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  • Address 1 119 Main St.
  • Phone (802) 258-2211
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Mystery
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
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.
Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).
Phoenix Books was established in 2007 on the principles of social responsibility, community, and sustainability. A locally-owned, independent bookstore, and a proud member of Local First Vermont and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Phoenix Books sources eco-friendly products from Fair Trade/Green Certified companies whenever possible.
Now in our 26th year, Misty Valley Books provides Chester, Vermont and surrounding towns with a bookstore that offers a varied and truly interesting selection of books, greeting cards, oriental rugs, as well as frequent author events. We have a knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff members who love to read, and old-fashioned customer service.
Phoenix Books was established in 2007 on the principles of social responsibility, community, and sustainability. Phoenix is a locally-owned, independent bookstore, and a proud member of Local First Vermont and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility. Whenever possible, Phoenix Books sources eco-friendly products from Fair Trade/Green Certified companies.
  • City Title Hardwick
  • Address 1 41 Main St.
  • Phone (802) 472-5533
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
Bringing a universe of books to readers of all ages and tastes.
  • City Title Johnson
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  • Address 1 2 Lower Main St. W.
  • Phone (802) 635-7472
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Art, Children's, Literary
  • Sidelines Artwork, Gifts, Toys/Games
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!
  • City Title Ludlow
  • Address 1 136 Main St
  • Phone (802) 228-3238
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

The Book Nook - An Independent Bookstore with Vermontitude

  • City Title Lyndonville
  • Address 1 1055 Broad St.
  • Phone (802) 626-5051
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
Excellence in independent bookselling since 1976. We are a family-owned, independent, general interest bookstore. We have expert booksellers to help you find just the right book.
An independent book store for independent minds. Located in downtown Montpelier, Vermont since 1973.
  • City Title Norwich
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  • Address 1 291 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
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.
New and used books in all categories with a specialty in sustainable LivingLuscious Food made from scratch using organic and local ingredients when possible.

We sell books, cards, and gifts. Our books are mostly used with a sprinkling of new titles.

Opened by Scott & Joelle Beck in 2005, this locally owned, award winning bookshop for all ages is open seven days a week. Browse our extensive collection of all subjects and enjoy a first-class espresso and coffee bar while using our wi-fi.
  • City Title Waitsfield
  • Address 1 5031 Main St.
  • Phone (802) 496-2022
  • City Title Waterbury
  • Address 1 29 Stowe St.
  • Phone (802) 244-1441
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
  • City Title Wilmington
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  • Address 1 17 W. Main St.
  • Phone (802) 464-5425
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
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.
One of New England's Finest Old Bookshops with over 10,000 antiquarian books in all fields. First editions, rare books, and good used books in two floors of browsing.
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  • Address 1 12 Central St.
  • Phone (802) 457-2411
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, 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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