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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in New York

The best list of independent New York bookstores


  • City Title Shelter Island
  • Address 1 54 N. Ferry Rd.
  • Phone (631) 725-8654
  • Type Used books

Selling online and operating a brick and mortar store since 1996. We specialize in rare art and photography, literature and poetry, posters, prints and music.

  • City Title Shelter Island Heights
  • Address 1 9 Washington St
  • Phone (203) 650-7616
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Open May - September. Small, independent bookstore featuring new fiction and nonfiction. Special orders are welcome!

  • City Title Southampton
  • Address 1 16 Hampton Rd.
  • Phone (631) 283-0270
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Independent bookstore located in the village of Southampton, NY. New books as well as rare and collectible first editions.

  • City Title Staten Island
  • Address 1 208 Bay St.
  • Phone (718) 447-8256
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea

Down in Denver is a used and rare bookstore in rural Stephentown, NY.

  • City Title Syracuse
  • Address 1 2443 James St
  • Phone (315) 437-2312
  • Type Used books

We are Syracuse, New York's oldest bookstore, specializing in antiquarian and rare books, current and vintage hardcovers and paperbacks, postcards, journals, ephemera, and we have a wonderful children's section, science fiction and fantasy section, and art and movie/film sections just waiting for you to enjoy!

We are an independent bookstore that strives to welcome you warmly with a staff that knows and loves books.

Yesterday's Muse Books sells books online and has a shop in Webster, NY. We specialize in antiquarian, collectible, and secondhand books, and offer book repairs.

  • City Title West Point
  • Address 1 Thayer Hall 4th Floor
  • Phone (845) 938-5293
  • Type New books

Past Perfect is a used bookstore. We keep our prices low because we believe that everyone should be able to read. All books are donated and all proceeds support the Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County. Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County, Inc. (LVSCNY) is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization that provides a variety of free services to help adults achieve personal goals through literacy.

  • City Title Windham
  • Address 1 61 Rt. 296 & South St.
  • Phone (518) 750-8599
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards

Briars & Brambles Books is your year-round indie bookstore serving Winhdam & Hunter Mountains and the rest of the Catskill Mountains. We carry over 6,000 professionally-curated titles, regional and local authors, puzzles, games, stationary, and small tabletop items that make perfect gifts.

The Golden Notebook is located at 29 Tinker Street in the heart of Woodstock, New York. We are a general independent bookstore that has helped readers of all ages find the books they need and the books they love since 1978.

  • Address 1 23 Mill Hill Rd.
  • Phone (845) 679-2100
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Gifts

Mirabai of Woodstock was born in 1987. Tranquil by nature, she's devoted to works of inspiration, transformation, and healing. She loves meaningful books, sacred spaces, and her devoted fans to whom she sends much love and light.


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