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1804 Books
320 W 37th Street, New York, NY, 10018

1804 Books, a not-for-profit bookstore at The People’s Forum, is your shop for socialist literature and revolutionary theory. We're a community bookstore in NYC with accessible, internationalist resources for political education, organizing, and movement building. In 1804, the Haitian people overthrew colonialism and white supremacy, and made the dream of liberation a reality. 1804 Books gathers the theory and histories we need to continue the struggle for liberation! Come visit us, browse our collection, attend events and classes at The People’s Forum, and see our Political Education Resource Platform. All proceeds from the bookstore directly support our educational and cultural programming at The People’s Forum.

192 Books
192 10th Ave, New York, NY, 10011
(212) 255-4022

Opened on May 22nd, 2003, 192 Books offers books of lasting interest on a variety of subjects, including literary fiction, works in translation, art and photography, film, poetry, music, history, biography, natural history, science, and current affairs, and books for children and young adults.

A Book Place
489 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY, 11901

A Book Place captures the interests of locals and visitors alike by offering specialized books, gifts and services. Located next to several community destinations; Jerry and the Mermaid restaurant (over 28 years in business), the Long Island Aquarium, a marina and new hotels like the Hyatt Place and The Preston House; A Book Place fits right in with its carefully curated titles, hand selected gifts, locally sources merchandise and friendly service. The shop offers titles for readers of fiction (women lit, contemporary, historical, thriller and mystery, psychological, crime, procedural, family saga), non-fiction (biography, memoir, history), local reads and customer driven material like gardening, cooking and travel. In addition, A Book Place offers many titles for littles, as well as a number of bookish themes gifts and events. For readers and nonreaders there is much to see in the shop. Need to grab quick items for your boating adventure or looking for a sweet item to remember your trip, want to pick out a thoughtful gift for someone special or are you planning a notable occasion? We can provide the leg work and put together those special gifts or event swag items.

A to Z Books
PO Box 320, Buffalo, NY, 14220
(888) 368-6742

Privately owned

ABA Event Guest
333 Westchester Ave, #S202, White Plains, NY, 10604

115 Ralph Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11221

Adanne is a community bookstore in DUMBO offering a hand curated selection of books by BIPOC authors(especially rare, out-of-print titles) and a rich inventory of bags, tees and accessories.

Akimbo Books
714 University Ave, Rochester, NY, 14607

Albertine Bookstore
972 5th Ave, New York, NY, 10075

As an integral part of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Albertine bookshop brings to life the French government’s commitment to French-American intellectual exchange. The space reflects its belief in the power of literature and the humanities to increase understanding and friendship across borders, and in the power of books as a common good for a better world. In partnership with the Cultural Services, Albertine hosts lively debates and discussions exploring popular and classical culture

Alice, Ever After Books
295 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY, 14214
(716) 551-6943

Alice, Ever After Books, a woman-owned business, is a place to celebrate children’s literature by providing a curated collection of diverse, high quality children’s literature and toys that inspire curiosity and a sense of wonder. At Alice, Ever After Books, we believe literacy opens doors and opportunities. Through the power of stories we explore new worlds and learn about others in a way we might not have known. Alice, Ever After Books seeks to inspire readers, old and young, beyond the pages of a book with classes, events, and community gatherings. Alice, Ever After Books is a home for every reader in the Wonderland of stories. Alice, Ever After Books is located at 295 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo, NY.

American Booksellers Association
White Plains, NY, 10604

Awesome bookstore in an awesome town.

Ampersand Books
740 University Ave, Rochester, NY, 14607
5854732590 x 101

Independent bookstore, owned and operated by Writers & Books, Inc., Rochester, NY's literary arts center. Bookstore inventory and events tie to Writers & Books' programming: writing workshops, reading groups, book launches, and authors' visits. Bookstore specialities include small press titles, both fiction and nonfiction, with a focus on poetry, memoir, craft of writing, local authors, and social justice issues.

Another Chapter Bookstore (NY)
23 Lift Bridge Lane East, Fairport, NY, 14450

Independent bookstore in Fairport, NY selling new books and an assortment of gift items.

Arcade Booksellers
9 Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye, NY, 10580

Archestratus Books + Foods
160 Huron St, Brooklyn, NY, 11222
(718) 349-7711

Bookstore specializing in vintage & new cookbooks, plus an in-store cafe with pastries & guest chefs.

Astoria Bookshop
36-19 30th Street, Astoria, NY, 11106
(718) 278-2665

The Astoria Bookshop is a queer woman-owned, general interest bookstore in central Astoria, selling books of all kinds for readers of all ages.

Author's Note
519 Main Street #3, Medina, NY, 14103

Author's Note is a full-service bookstore in Medina, NY. We're a full-service general interest bookstore with titles for readers of every age, and a delightful selection of gifts, stationery, and toys.

Barner Books
3 Church Street, New Paltz, NY, 12561

Barner Books is a long established brick and mortar store located in the heart of New Paltz, in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Our shop is filled with a lovingly curated assortment of (mostly!) used books for readers of all ages, as well as a unique variety of handmade journals, vintage typewriters, art and ephemera and other bookish delights.

Battenkill Books
15 E. Main St., Cambridge, NY, 12816
(518) 677-2515

Battenkill Books is a local, independent bookstore selling general interest, new books in upstate New York. 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 also have an outstanding collection of books for children. In addition, we carry a large selection of books on local history and the surrounding area. Battenkill Books also carries maps, gifts, toys, cards, and an eclectic selection of magazines.

Be Yourself Bookshop, LLC
PO BOX 284, Croton on Hudson, NY, 10520

E-commerce and pop-up bookstore providing LGBTQIA+ representation.

Beldame Books
71 Lawrence St, Glen Falls, NY, 12801

Small new and used genre fiction, comics, manga and graphic novel book store in upstate, ny.

BEM | books & more
647 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY, 11217
(646) 504-7045

BEM|books & more is an online bookstore focusing on food literature of the African diaspora. We offer a curated selection of cookbooks, nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and children's and YA titles.

Berry & Co.
51 Division St., Sag Harbor, NY, 11963

Enter a petite world of magic Get lost in a favorite book: a new release or a vintage classic. Savor a soothing cup of tea or a cup of specialty coffee. Delve into the healing world of herbs, including CBD. Encounter unique and bewitching gifts you never knew you needed but suddenly cannot live without. Located in the heart of Sag Harbor Village, Berry & Co. will feature A highly curated selection of books, botanicals and tea, combining all of the successful elements from its predecessor, Harbor Books with something fresh and new.

Big Red Books
120 Main St, Nyack, NY, 10960

Big Red Books is a general interest bookstore. We aim to be at the center of the Nyack community in an enriching social and artistic environment, engaging in the lives of our local patrons and organizations by sharing our appreciation for books, art, learning and personal growth. By extending our personal knowledge and resourcefulness to customers of all ages, we will supply our community with a broad selection of thoughtfully curated books that include fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, young adult, local interest, poetry, history, cookbooks, self-help, local authors, independent presses and more.Big Red Books provides a supportive space for local authors and artists to celebrate and promote their work. We will host author readings, gallery openings, live music, poetry nights, book clubs, writing workshops, children’s story time, and school visits and book fairs.

Binnacle Books
321 Main St, Beacon, NY, 12508

Binnacle specializes in a curated selection of used and new literature, poetry, literary nonfiction, political history, art, drama, philosophy, graphic novels, and children's books. We are also the organizers of the Beacon Prison Book Project, which sends free books to incarcerated individuals throughout New York State, by request.

Black Rock Books (NY)
43 Hamilton Street, Buffalo, NY, 14207

A quiet corner for books and more in Buffalo’s historic Black Rock neighborhood.We are an independently owned and operated store carrying new and used books, pens, paper, and pencils. We stock a wide array of titles with an emphasis on literary fiction, underrepresented voices, and educational justice.

Black Walnut Books
71 Lawrence St, Glen Falls, NY, 12801

Black Walnut Books is an Indigenously owned bookstore in Glens Falls, New York that focuses on Indigenous, queer and BIPOC books and authors.

Blackbird Infoshop & Cafe
587 Abeel Street, Kingston, NY, 12401

Blackbird Infoshop & Cafe is an anarchist community space, bookstore, library, cafe, and safer space. We offer a sliding scale menu, host a free store and community free fridge, and offer various free resources and harm reduction supplies. Our mission is creating autonomous community space grounded in revolutionary ethics, radical critical analysis, material sustainability, and accumulating free educational resources for our community- local or remote.

Blacktree Books
5006 State Highway 23, Oneonta, NY, 13820

Primarily used bookstore with approx. 20% new books. Purchases can be made in person, by email, by phone or via our website. We also sell on,., or via Abebooks.

Bleak House Books
5 W. Main St, Honeoye Falls, NY, 14472

Founded in 2017 by an ex-lawyer and a historian. Part bookstore, part community space. 100% independent. Once in Hong Kong. Now in Western New York. We deal in quality new and used books.

Blue Door Books
501A Central Ave, Cedarhurst, NY, 11516
(516) 837-0040

Blue Door Books is an independently run and owned neighborhood bookstore who prides itself on treating each and every customer as an integral part of our business.

Blue Fox Books
49 Main Street, Walden, NY, 12589

Blue Fox Books is a community oriented space for readers of all ages. We sell gently used books, and some new titles as well! We special order, ship, deliver, curate children’s book collections, host story hours, and author events.

Blue Heron Books NY
1209 NYS Route 213, High Falls, NY, 12440

Our bookstore is 100% women-owned and LGBTQ+ owned dedicated to your right to read. We specialize in literary books, feminism, trans rights, LGBTQ+ rights, politics, history, biography, poetry, philosophy, mysteries, sci fi, YA, kids, wellness, cooking, and gardening. We'll be bringing literary and community events, speakers' series, and children's story hours to our small town community. Our first speaker is local children's book author, Gideon Sterer, followed by, Blanche Wiesen Cook on Eleanor Roosevelt in October, John Matteson (Pulitizer Prize Winner) on Civil War in December, and Deborah Lutz (Guggenheim Fellow 2023-24) on Victorian Pornography in February. We'll also be doing Shakespeare in the Park(ing Lot) with young, local actors.

Bluestockings Cooperative
116 Suffolk St, New York, NY, 10002

Bluestockings is a collectively-run activist center, community space and feminist bookstore that offers mutual aid, harm reduction support, non-judgemental resource research and a warming/cooling place that is radically inclusive of all genders, cultures, expansive sexualities and identities. Our space has existed on the Lower East Side for over 21 years as a model for integrating direct programming grounded in the community with sustainable labor practices and engagement in political education. Historically, we have served as a sanctuary for NYC’s overlapping queer communities, and have evolved from a “women’s” bookstore that was volunteer powered to become a horizontalist feminist community center whose work is rooted in care and mutuality, and now cooperatively worker-owned.

Boogie Down Books
Bronx, NY, 10454

Boogie Down Books is a bookstore-without-walls® for kids, teens, families, and educators in the Bronx and beyond. Through transformative reading experiences and inspiring community events, we push the boundaries of what a traditional children’s bookstore typically does by curating, designing, and facilitating programs and services that center young people and the grown-ups who read with them. We prioritize amplifying literature by and about members of BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and under-represented communities. We are a mission-driven for-profit social enterprise that prioritizes people and principles, not just profits.

Book Club
197 East 3rd Street, New York, NY, 10009

Independent bookstore, wine bar, and cafe - featuring community events and a cozy reading space.

Book Culture
536 W 112th St, New York, NY, 10025
(212) 865-1588

We are a family owned and operated small business with 4 stores open currently in New York State

Book Culture (Long Island City)
26-09 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY, 11101

Book Culture (Pittsford)
28 South Main St, Pittsford, NY, 14534
(585) 203-1501

Book Culture on Broadway
2915 Broadway, New York, NY, 10025

Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza
1475 Western Ave, Albany, NY, 12203
(518) 489-4761

Serving NY's Capital District since 1975, Book House is a thoughtfully stocked, full service bookstore. Little Book House, our adjoining children's store, is a valued resource for local teachers and schools. Market Block books, our sister store, is proud to be a linchpin in Troy's downtown renaissance. Staffed by passionate, widely read booksellers eager to suggest the perfect title or special order a title, in or out of print. Visit our website at for signings, blogs and 24/7 ordering.

Bookburgh Books
60 Smithfield Blvd, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901

Bookburgh Books is an independent community bookstore offering a wide range of new books, bargain books, gift items, maps, greeting cards, magazines and more. Browsers welcome!

836 South Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY, 14620

Bookeater specializes in new books across multiple genres.

41 Main St, East Hampton, NY, 11937
(631) 324-4939

Book Hampton consists of two stores in the villages of East and South Hampton. Both locations are community oriented with an experienced staff who knows the customers and their preferences. Full selection of both current releases and niche categories

Books Are Magic
225 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY, 11231
(718) 246-2665

Books Are Magic is a family-owned independent bookstore with two locations in Brooklyn, committed to being a welcoming, friendly, and inclusive space for all people. We believe that books are indeed magic, and that literature is one of the best ways to create empathy, transportation, and transformation. We are enthusiastic about offering thoughtfully selected voices and stories on our shelves, and about hosting free and affordable events featuring emerging writers as well as long-adored authors. Books Are Magic is a place for children to feel comfortable, for young readers to grow into lifelong readers, and for our neighbors to be introduced to vibrant new books.

Books are Magic 2
122 Montague St, Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Books End Bookshop
2443 James Street, Syracuse, NY, 13206

Welcome to Books End Bookshop, your one-stop-shop for used books (hardcover and paperback), antiquarian, vintage, rare, and out-of-print books. In business for over 35 years, Books End was voted Best Used Bookstore in 2017 by the City of Syracuse, a Neighborhood Favorite in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 by Nextdoor, and most recently the 2022 Best of CNY Best Book Store by Table Hopping Magazine. It is still one of the best places in Syracuse to browse and discover a hidden gem, or find that one book you always wanted!

Books of Wonder
42 West 17th Street, New York, NY, 10011
(212) 989-3270

Books of Wonder is New York's premiere children's bookstore, specializing in new, old, rare, and out-of-print children's books and features a gallery of original children's book art, posters, and prints. The store hosts between 2 to 8 live or virtual events each week with children's book authors and artists.

Books on Call NYC
520 8th Ave Ste 302, New York, NY, 10018

Books on Call NYC, Inc. provides mobile bookselling services in New York City when an author is appearing outside of a brick-and-mortar bookstore. Our venues include private homes, universities, non-profit and for-profit organizations, NGOs and conferences and trade shows. Books are our passion and we take great pride in serving the literary community.

Bravo's Book Nook at the Players Theatre
115 MacDougal St., New York, NY, 10012

A front of house bookstore located street level in the lobby of the Players Theatre in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City. Collection focuses on theatre, music, children's literature and Greenwich Village history.

Briars & Brambles Books
61 Route 296 and South St., Windham, NY, 12496

Briars & Brambles Books is the go-to Independent Bookstore in the Catksill Mountain Region, especially serving Windham & Hunter Mountains and it's neighboring communities. We carry over 6,000 professionally-curated titles, regional and local authors, puzzles, games, stationary and small table top items that make perfect gifts

Bronx Bound Books
Bronx, NY, 10456

The Bookstore That Comes To You! We believe every neighborhood deserves a bookstore even if it’s just for one day

Bronx River Books
37 Spencer Place, Scarsdale, NY, 10583
(914) 420-6396

A fiercely independent, general interest, neighborhood bookstore located at 37 Spencer Pl. in Scarsdale, NY. Not to be confused with that other bookseller named after some South American river.

Buffalo Street Books
215 N Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY, 14850
(607) 273-8246

Ithaca's cooperatively-owned independent bookstore.

Bureau of General Services--Queer Division
208 W 13th St Rm 210, New York, NY, 10011
(646) 457-0859

The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division is an independent, all-volunteer queer cultural center, bookstore, and event space hosted by The LGBT Community Center in New York City. We aim to foster a community invested in the values of mindfulness, intellectual curiosity, justice, compassion, and playfulness. We provide local and visiting queers and friends with an open and inclusive space for dialogue and socializing.

Burning Books
420 Connecticut Street, Buffalo, NY, 14213

Burning Books is a radical bookstore that focuses exclusively on social justice issues and works to support individuals and movements that are struggling against oppression and domination in all its forms. We have a highly curated selection of titles dealing with activism, race, antifascism, environmentalism, colonialism, indigenisim, capitalism, feminism, queer studies, animal liberation, class, and disability, including books for children, middle graders, and young adults. Through our speaker series, we bring vital perspectives from authors and activists around the country to discuss paths towards positive change in our world.

Burnt Books
1014 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11222

Used bookstore specializing in mass market paperbacks.

By-the-Dam Books
Croton-on-Hudson, NY, 10520

By-the-Dam Books is Croton-on-Hudson's local, independent Bookstore. Featuring New Releases, Backlist Fiction and Non-Fiction, Children's Books and more. Opened by longtime veteran of the book world Andy DeRado in fall of 2021. Located inside the Black Cow Coffee Shop and up the stairs.

C. S. Miller Books
14 Adams Street, Norwich, NY, 13815

Our journey began in the trenches as a young soldier, navigated through the energetic dot com era in NYC, and was always fueled by a dream – a dream of sharing our deep-rooted love of books with as many people as we could reach. We are more than a business; we are a family living our dream. From our humble beginnings, we have built this venture on the foundations of family, friends, and community, all united by unforgettable memories fostered through shared stories. Our vision extends beyond the confines of our local community. We aspire to bring the wonders of words to voracious readers from all corners of the globe. The volumes we offer you are a piece of our journey, a slice of our dream, meticulously chosen from our bookshelves to yours, ready to be savored and treasured.

Cafe Con Libros (Brooklyn)
724 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, NY, 11216

Intersectional Feminist Bookstore & Coffeeshop

Canio's Books
290 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY, 11963
(631) 725-4926

"Ahhh, a real book store!!" Canio's Books in Sag Harbor, NY has been at the heart of our community since 1980. We offer a discriminating selection of new & used books, local arts & crafts, and weekly events. We have books for children and adults. And, are always happy to order for our customers from whom we learn so much. Nature, social justice, poetry, and great literature are our passion. The bookshop is known for its Moby-Dick Marathon readings which started in 1983. The first establishment in the US to host one! We offer writing and photography workshops. And, always enjoy stimulating conversations with customers over literature and ideas. Canio's, where good books, ideas, and community meet...

Card Carrying Books & Gifts
15 E. Market Street, Corning, NY, 14830
(607) 684-6114

Card Carrying Books & Gifts is a socially progressive bookstore that also carries fun, feminist gifts like statement apparel, jewelry, candles, and more.

Chau, Luna!
68 35th Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11232

Original and authentic Spanish-language books for children and young adults. Our board books, picture books, chapter books, graphic novels and activity books are visually stimulating, thought-provoking and culturally relevant. Our authors are from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, and the United States to reflect the diversity of the language.

Chautauqua Bookstore
67 Bestor Plaza, Chautauqua, NY, 14722
(716) 357-2151

Chautauqua Bookstore reflects the best of Chautauqua Institution: a diverse range of books, focusing especially on Chautauqua programs, art supplies, unique gifts & cards, and Chautauqua trademark merchandise. Chautauqua is dedicated to the exploration of the best in human values and the enrichment of life through a program that explores the important religious, social, and political issues of our times; stimulates provocative, thoughtful involvement of individuals and families in creative response to such issues; and promotes excellence and creativity in the appreciation, performance, and teaching of the arts.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press Bookstore
1 Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 11724

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press Bookstore is a renowned community resource for scientists offering more than 250 books in print, ebook and audio book formats. Online since 2004 and based in Long Island, New York, our store features handbooks, text books, lab manuals and monographs in all areas of genetics and molecular biology, including cancer biology, plant science, bioinformatics, and neurobiology. Customers buying directly from our online bookstore and/or opting-in to our receive our occasional newsletters will also enjoy advance notification about newly available titles, special online price offers and simplified, secure credit-card purchasing of books.

Colgate Bookstore
3 Utica Street, Hamilton, NY, 13346
(315) 228-7471

The Colgate Bookstore is an independent bookstore committed to providing essential educational resources, an interesting and diverse selection of books, and general merchandise, high quality collegiate clothing and gifts, extensive community programming, and public access to current technology in a comfortable, inviting, and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional, personalized service to the students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors of Colgate University and to all members of the surrounding communities. We offer our knowledge, goods, and services in order to help foster intellectual growth, enhance the quality of life in our community, and broaden the personal, educational, and professional experiences of our customers.

Community Bookstore
143 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11215
(718) 783-3075

A neighborhood institution since 1971, known for its homey atmosphere, large selection, good-natured staff, and beautiful back garden.

Cups and Books
2024 Bedford Avenue, Brookyln, NY, 11226

Diamond Hollow Books
72 Main Street, Andes, NY, 13731

A second-floor shop in the Catskills mountain town of Andes, NY, Diamond Hollow Books carries both new and used books in the arts and letters, with special sections including those dedicated to Dante, Emily Dickinson and The Catskills.

Dog Ears Bookstore
688 Abbott Rd, Buffalo, NY, 14220
(716) 823-2665

We are a not-for-profit organization. 100% of our sales goes to the Literary Arts Center and what it takes to make it a success.

Drama Book Shop
266 W. 39th Street, New York, NY, 10018
(212) 944-0595

The oldest performing arts book store in the country. Stock: 40,000 titles - In print books about theater, plays, musical theater, vocal scores, design, costume, dance & film. World wide mail order.

Em and Em's Books LLC
Buffalo, NY, 14216

We’re Em & Em’s Books: an independent bookstore based out of Buffalo, NY: 100% queer, and partially Native-owned - focused on books by 2SLGBTQIA+, diverse, and women authors

Exhibit B. Books
Brooklyn, NY, 11209

True crime told and sold. New and used books in the genre, as well as ephemera. Books bought as well as sold; bespoke boxes and gift certificates also available.

Freebird Books and Goods
123 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY, 11231
(718) 643-8484

Freebird Books is a used bookstore on the Brooklyn waterfront specializing in the history and culture of New York City

Gansevoort House Books
25 W. Mill Street, Little Falls, NY, 13365
(315) 823-3969

Shop online or in store at Gansevoort House Books in historic Little Falls on the Erie Canal at exit 29A in the Central NY.

Gansevoort House Books at Gems Along the Mohawk
800 Mohawk St, Herkimer, NY, 13350

Golden Bee Bookshop
324 1st St, Liverpool, NY, 13088

A whimsical bookshop with a thoughtfully curated collection of books for readers of all ages.

Golden Hour Books
181 Broadway, Newburgh, NY, 12550

Based in the City of Newburgh in the Hudson Valley of New York, Golden Hour Books is a brick-and-mortar indie bookstore providing a mix of used and new books, specializing in literary fiction and nonfiction, women writers, cookbooks and literary food writing, and Children's books.

Golden Leaf Books
30 Saratoga Avenue, Waterford, NY, 12188

A witchy bookstore and headshop supporting women, wellness and other general witchery.

Good Books NY
284 Main Street, Cornwall, NY, 12518

Good Books is a family-owned, independent bookstore in New York’s Hudson Valley.

Good Neighbor Bookstore
124 Chautauqua Ave, Lakewood, NY, 14750
(716) 720-4917

Good Neighbor Bookstore is located in the historic Village of Lakewood. With a focus on fostering empathy, we work on curating titles for the community that promote understanding, diversity, and creativity. Good Neighbor Bookstore is family-owned and operated by the Lingle Family.

Greenlight Books (Events)
Brooklyn, NY, 11217

Greenlight Bookstore (Fort Greene)
686 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY, 11217
(718) 246-0200

Greenlight Bookstore is a general independent bookstore with two locations in Brooklyn. The mission of Greenlight Bookstore is to create welcoming spaces for discovery, conversation, and connection around books, through curation, programming and service that provides for the needs and interests of our customers and highlights creative work we love and value, based on a commitment to improving equity and sustainability in our company and our community.

Head Hi
146 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11205
(917) 909 - 0005

Head Hi is an organization dedicated to art and design specializing in publications and cultural programming located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn by the Navy Yard. We feature a curated selection of publications from around the globe. Working with local and international artists, designers, publishers, community members and organizations in various fields, Head Hi is a space for exploration and interaction that hosts talks, book launches, art shows, music performances and other events.

Here's A Book Store
1964 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11223
(718) 645-6675

Here's A Bookstore in the heart of Brooklyn. New, used & searched books: Art, Crafts, Judaica, Occult, Cooking, Psych, Chess, Phil, Mystery, Cinema, Romance, Classics, Poetry, Plays, War, History, Music, Sci-Fi, Kids Books. All you seek--Come Browse. Open 7 days.

Hey Kids Comics!
157 Huron Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11222

Brooklyn, NY shop specializing in comics & graphic novels for kids of all ages. Also creators of the HEY KIDS COMICS CLUB, a graphic-novel & zine subscription box.

Hipocampo Children's Books
638 South Ave, Rochester, NY, 14620

Hipocampo Children's Books is a Woman/Latinx owned business in Rochester, NY It is our mission to reflect the languages and cultures of our city and region in our collection. When you walk into Hipocampo you come face to face with our carefully and intentionally curated offerings from board books to Young Adult. We also have a section for parents, teachers and adults. Our space has featured musicians, poets, puppet makers, cultural crafts, author signings, Spanish classes, Bomba/Plena, Folk Music, children's creative play and continues growing! We engage students from elementary level through college to write book reviews, suggest program ideas and participate in in-store and community events.

House of SpeakEasy Bookmobile
147 Prince St., 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY, 11201

The SpeakEasy Bookmobile is a roving bookstore and library on wheels. With a nonprofit mission to expand book access and increase opportunities for book ownership, it goes where the need is greatest and/or where our partners are based. We carry over 4,000 titles at any given time, curated specific to the communities we serve, in multiple languages, and for all ages and reading levels.

Housing Works Bookstore
126 Crosby St, New York, NY, 10012
(212) 966 0466

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is a New York downtown institution and tourist destination for more than a decade. Special events and a fully stocked cafe make this a great place to meet friends, relax, and shop the best book, movie, and music selection in New York City. Our one-of-a-kind space is available for rental and all of our merchandise is donated. We are staffed almost entirely by volunteers and 100% of our profits go to Housing Works.

Hudson Booksellers LGA (1047)
LaGuardia Airport - Hudson News, Flushing, NY, 11371

Hudson Booksellers LGA (357)
LaGuardia Airport - Hudson News, Flushing, NY, 11371

Hudson Booksellers PENN (224)
Penn Station - Hudson News, New York, NY, 10001

Hudson Booksellers is the #1 airport bookseller in North America. From national bestsellers selected especially for travelers, to eclectic favorites of our local booksellers and national buyers, we hope you will be pleasantly surprised by the browsing experience that Hudson Booksellers offers. Free tote bag with the purchase of any 2 hardcover books.

Hudson Valley Books for Humanity
67 Central Avenue, Ossining, NY, 10562

Hudson Valley Books for Humanity brings people together through books. We are a pre-loved and new bookstore in downtown Ossining, NY. Our pre-loved books are from any/all genres. New books prioritize women, People of Color, and other historically marginalized voices - as well as social/environmental themes. We carry Hudson Valley artisan products and have plenty of room for events. Come on by!

Hue-Man Bookstore
Beacon, NY, 12508

African American Bookseller partnered with Ground Central Coffee

I Love Books
380 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY, 12054

I Love Books has a quirky mixture of books and gifts for kids and adults. Though space is limited, just about every inch is packed with treasures from the bestseller you need to the pair of socks you must have to the cat bonnet no cat can live without. Our greeting card selection varies monthly as we add vendors constantly, the selection always includes at least 25 companies and you can always find just the right stuffed animal to match that children's book in our kid's section which also includes games and fun activity kits. With free gift wrapping, I Love Books is the place to shop for gift giving!

Inquiring Minds Bookstore
6 Church St, New Paltz, NY, 12561

Inquiring Minds Bookstore
65 Partition Street, Saugerties, NY, 12477
(845) 246-5775

Inquiring Minds Bookstore is conveniently located in heart of New Paltz at 6 Church Street. Privately owned and operated without financial ties to stiff suits, stockholders and CEOs. Our store has a relaxed atmosphere with a diverse selection of textbooks for SUNY New Paltz students and staff, Local interest Hudson Valley and New Paltz History, Hiking and Climbing the Gunks and Mohonk Preserve, Fiction and Non-Fiction, and a kids reading section dedicated to children and the young at heart.

J Andersons Books
96 Chatsworth Ave, Larchmont, NY, 10538
(914) 834-6900

In continuing the longstanding tradition of Andersons Larchmont, J Anderson’s Books looks to serve the community with a broad selection of books and a warm, inviting atmosphere to encourage customers to linger.

Jupiter Society Books
Jamaica, NY, 11435

Founded in 2022, we are a Black woman-owned virtual book store. We’re obsessed with all things romance, mystery, horror, fantasy, and science fiction, and exclusively carry titles in this genre! Our primary goal is to support BIPOC & LGBTQIA+ literary communities — and independent authors within those spaces —in order to make diverse books and storytellers even more accessible to readers. We hope Jupiter Society Books provides you with a warm space on this spinning globe to relax, get lost in other worlds, and dream about fantastic adventures.

Katonah Reading Room
19 Edgemont Rd, Katonah, NY, 10536

A charming bookstore for all ages including toys, gifts and a high-end take out cafe.

Keaton & Lloyd Book Shop
236 W Dominick Street, Rome, NY, 13440

Keaton & Lloyd Bookshop carries a wide array of literature and bookish goods. Nestled in Rome's Arts District, our business is locally-owned, community-oriented, and proud to work with like-minded organizations which provide valuable resources in the Mohawk Valley.

Kew & Willow Books
81-63 Lefferts Blvd, Kew Gardens, NY, 11415

Kew and Willow is a general interest bookstore servicing central Queens, NY. It focuses on a diverse curation of titles and highlighting local talent, both literary and artistic.

Kim Hooyboer
333 Westchester Ave, #S202, White Plains, NY, 10604

Kulture Caf
2 North Main Street Suite 8, Harriman, NY, 10926

Kulture Café's mission is to bring people from all geographical zones, to meet, read, eat and build the community through books.

La vie est Belle Librairie
2105 Boston Post Road, Larchmont, NY, 10538

La Vie Est Belle Librarie started as a dream to cultivate, curate and encourage the spread of empathy through literacy and language acquisition. The storefront located in Larchmont is a Moveable Feast of books, a connected space for those who want to learn, to speak French,Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, German, Kichwa, Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese and any language that we can stock. Children's French and Spanish learning workshops and book readings hosted on Wednesday's and Saturday's.

Lake City Books and Writers Nook
220 Route 9N, Keeseville, NY, 12944

Brick and mortar bookstore selling new and used books

Lavish Booktique
5517 Broadway #441, Bronx, NY, 10463

Lavish Booktique is an independent bookstore located in the Bronx. We hope to create a literary community for the Bronx community.

Lift Bridge Book Shop
45 Main St, Brockport, NY, 14420
(585) 637-2260

Lift Bridge Book Shop is located in Brockport,NY right near the historic Erie Canal. Offering two floors of new and used books, innovative toys, games and gifts for all ages since 1972. We also offer event space (public&private), Business To Business discounts, competitive price quotes, and the ability to assist with off site events.

Litt Home
43 Lower Main Street, Callicoon, NY, 12723

Nestled in the Catskills, Litt Home and Book carries a variety of vintage and modern home goods, gifts and children's items. We have a small, independent book store in the upstairs portion of our early 1900s storefront, a cozy but well-stocked space carrying titles across every genre.

Loc'd & Lit
Bronx, NY, 10456

Loc’d and lit is a platform that we are using to foster a love of reading and bring awareness to the low literacy rates in the South Bronx. The South Bronx is a book desert, with only 1 bookstore for its 1.5 million residents. We are doing our part to combat this issue through our literacy program, the launch of our online bookstore, and in our efforts to open a bookstore for all ages in the South Bronx.

Lock City Books
8 Market Street, Lockport, NY, 14094

Lock City Books offers discounted new and bargain books for all ages, along with free classes for children in our communtiy.

Locust Valley Bookstore
8 Birch Hill Rd., Locust Valley, NY, 11560

Independent bookstore

Lofty Pigeon Books
743 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11218

Full-service independent bookstore located in the Kensington neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. A warm, inclusive space to gather for families and readers of all stripes. Featuring a robust events schedule of readings, book launches, open mics and much more, monthly subscription services, and over 5,000 hand-selected books curated by an industry veteran of more than two decades, prioritizing representation, depth, and discovery. All are welcome.

Longs' Cards & Books
115 Main St, Penn Yan, NY, 14527
(315) 536-3131

Visit us at our beautiful store, housed in a magnificent old opera house. You'll find a complete line of books, gifts, stationery & office supplies. Excellent customer service, competitive prices, and special orders by fax or phone.

Lost Bookshop
120 Main Street, Delhi, NY, 13753

Our slogan is "Books for getting lost, and for finding your way." Playing with the dual associations of the word "lost" (it can be a pleasure to be lost in a story, for example) our carefully curated selection will function as a kind of guide to life, placing helpful books in the hands of consumers at crossroads in their lives. People in periods of transition, like graduation, moving to a new place, relationships ending or beginning, grief and loss, etc all can benefit from a prescribed course of reading. Additionally, to connect with tourists and weekenders, we will stock books and gifts that connect consumers firmly to place—our region, the Catskills.

Make Believe Books
15 Maple Avenue, Armonk, NY, 10504

Coming Spring 2023. Armonk’s first bookstore. For kids. For adults. For gifts. For more.

Marble City Books

Marble City Books is an online and pop-up, woman-owned indie bookstore based in New York's North Country. Our mission is to enable book addicts, bookworms, booknerds, or the fancier name: bibliophile.

Market Block Books
290 River St, Troy, NY, 12180
(518) 328-0045

McNally Jackson Books (City Point)
445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn, NY, 11201
718 422 7780

McNally Jackson Books (Rockefeller)
1 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY, 10020

McNally Jackson Books (Seaport)
4 Fulton Street, New York, NY, 10038
646 964 4232

McNally Jackson Books (Soho)
50 West 8th Street, New York, NY, 10011

We're a big, beautiful independent bookstore in New York's Nolita, where Soho, Noho, the Lower East Side, Chinatown, and Little Italy meet (it's also a stone's throw from Tribeca, the East Village, West Village, and Wall Street....not to mention a quick subway ride from Brooklyn and a bike ride from Harlem. In other words, we're right in the middle of New York's eclectic cultural life and we're determined to capture that invigorating swirl in our mix of books, media, and events.

McNally Jackson Books (SoHo)
134 Prince Street, New York, NY, 10012

McNally Jackson Books (The SHED)
545 W 30th St, New York, NY, 10001

McNally Jackson Books (Williamsburg)
76 N 4th St, Brooklyn, NY, 11249
718 387 0115

Meadow Lark Store
241 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY, 10977

Natural & Waldorf toys, books, crafts and gifts. Books & resources on Rudolf Steiner and other anthroposophical authors.

Merit Badge Books
40 Main Street, Hamburg, NY, 14075

An independently-owned, community-oriented bookstore in the village of Hamburg, NY.

Merritt Bookstore
57 Front St, Millbrook, NY, 12545
(845) 677-5857

The Merritt Bookstore, in the heart of the Hudson Valley, celebrates reading for everyone with a wide range of topics yet a specifically curated selection. We aim to keep all conversations open, and welcome everyone in our community. The shop is a place to meet and talk and a way to support us as we support the community by employing local, shopping local, and donating, local.

Mil Mundos Books
308 Irving Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11237
(347) 425-7077

Mil Mundos Books is a bilingual bookstore & community center in Bushwick, Brooklyn. We sell books, magazine, zines, and crafts with a focus on celebrating Black and Latinx culture, as well as $1 cafecitos and guava pastelitos. 50% of titles inventory is sustained as Spanish language titles. We offer full support in store and online in both Spanish and English.

Mirabai of Woodstock
23 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, NY, 12498

Mirabai is the Hudson Valley's oldest & most comprehensive spiritual/metaphysical bookstore, providing a vast array of books, workshops and provisions for conscious living. Founded in 1987 and located in Woodstock, NY, the store's mission has always been simple but profound: provide a resource-filled space for spiritual seekers of all stripes, those who question orthodoxy, people who embrace a more conscious way of living, those who seek to grow, transform and heal, individuals drawn to the mystery in our world. Mirabai is a gorgeous sanctuary, a portal to calm and a wellspring of inspiration. We pride ourselves on the calming, supportive, positive energy of the shop

Monk's Cell Bookstore
1615 Route 9W, West Park, NY, 12493

Our monastery bookstore offers a wide selection of books, primarily religious and spiritual, specially featuring monastic, progressive Christian, and Episcopal literature. Our gift selection includes sacred and secular treasures from brothers of the monastery as well as local artists of the community.

Monkey See, Monkey Do...Children's Bookstore
5370 Old Goodrich Road, Clarence, NY, 14031
(716) 204-8417

Monkey See, Monkey Do...(MSMD) opened in June 2009, a locally-owned, independent bookstore. Our mission is to foster a love of reading, spark curiosity and imagination, encourage independent thinking, and promote healthy, active lifestyles for all ages. We "bring books to life" through creative, literacy-based programs, events and parties. Our literacy experiences will entertain, educate and inspire readers through our love of BOOKS! In 2014 we founded KidsLit Week and the WNY Children's Book Expo, a week-long literacy celebration that connects award-winning author/illustrators with our WNY schools and community. Visit our website at to learn more about us or call us directly at 716-204-8417.

Mysteries On Main Street
144 W Main St, Johnstown, NY, 12095
(518) 736-2665

We are the Southern Adirondacks only full-service bookstore! Mysteries on Main Street has an extensive collection of books and gifts. We have books for all ages and interests. From bestsellers to books by local authors we have it all. We will do our best to help you find exactly what you are looking for. Our selection of gift items adds a unique flair to the bookstore. We choose merchandise unlikely to be found in any nearby stores. We carry jewelry, picture frames, bookmarks, pocket tokens, greeting cards and many other unique gift items. Ask our friendly staff to research any topic of interest. We provide free gift wrapping and personal delivery in our immediate area. We will ship your purchases for minimal charge. Thank you for shopping with us.

Noire Reading Room
383 West Avenue, Rochester, NY, 14611

Noire Reading Room is the premier Black and Queer Bookstore in the area! We feature texts by Black Women, Femme , Trans and Non Binary authors! Noire Reading Room is a place to celebrate the works of diverse and underrepresented voices across genres. Join us for literacy engagement opportunities throughout the year including our annual Black Femme Book Week!

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866

Northshire Bookstore is a full service bookstore staffed by professional booksellers. This award winning Independent Bookseller offers a Frequent-buyers Book Club; Reading Group Leadership; Children & Adult Book-a-Month Selection Service; Author Events Series; Retail Website; Domestic and International Shipping.

Now in Books
PO Box 211, Bronx, NY, 10458

Oblong Books
26 Main St, Millerton, NY, 12546
(518) 789-3797

Full service general bookstore, complete children's store, greeting card and music department. Open 7 days. Small town independent with world class selection and service.

Oblong Books
6422 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY, 12572
(845) 876-0500

Full service general bookstore, complete children's store and music department. Open 7 days. Small town independent with world class selection and service. 1-800-oblong-zero.

Odyssey Bookstore
115 W Green St, Ithaca, NY, 14850
(607) 269 - 5800

Our goal at Odyssey is to have something for everyone! With categories ranging from poetry to graphic novels, science fiction to romance, children's books to home improvement, and local interest and global issues with everything in between, you'll leave here with something you're excited to read, no matter who you are.

One Grand Books
60 Main St, Narrowsburg, NY, 12764

A bookstore with a twist - every book in the store is selected by celebrated bibliophiles we canvas for their ten favorite books - from Tom Hanks to Tilda Swinton, and Pete Buttigieg to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. We have two locations, in Narrowsburg and Livingston Manor, NY, with various collaborations with hotels and other retail stores.

Owl Pen Books
166 Riddle Road, Greenwich, NY, 12834

Owl Pen Books is a book farm on a back road off a back road. Two barns filled with more than 100,000 books plus prints, maps, ephemera, and vinyl records on a rambling pastoral property perfect for picnicking.

P&T Knitwear Bookstore
180 Orchard St, New York, NY, 10010
(212) 546-7536

P&T Knitwear is an independent bookstore, cafe, and podcast studio located in New York City's Lower East Side. We are a general interest store with new books for kids and adults. We also have a very active events program!

Parthenon Booksellers
335 S. Salina Street, Syracuse, NY, 13202

We are downtown Syracuse's only independent bookstore, with an amazing selection of new books, gifts and stationary, and coffees.

Pickwick Bookstore
8 S Broadway, Nyack, NY, 10960
(845) 358-9126

Family owned and operated. Since 1945.

Picture Book
145 Palisade Street, Suite 200, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 10522

Picture Book is an independent bookstore based in Dobbs Ferry, New York, a Westchester Rivertown in the Lower Hudson Valley. Find the best books for your kids with ease from our curated selection, while also discovering your own grown up “picture book” -a gorgeous new cookbook, the hot new novel you keep hearing about, or even a stunning monograph on a Contemporary artist. Enjoy browsing our featured selection at without having to deal with all the other online clutter. You can also search and buy any book on the Picture Book page for home delivery. Look for us in person inside Dobbs Ferry's HudCo, 145 Palisade Street, Suite 200, Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522.

Poster House
119 W 23rd St, New York, NY, 10011

The Poster House bookstore specializes in books about posters, graphic design, and typography. Browse hard-to-find titles and books relating to exhibits at Poster House.

Postmark Books
449 Main St, Rosendale, NY, 12472

Postmark Books is a haven for readers, thinkers, and travelers. Featuring an enthusiastically selected treasure trove of today's most interesting reads in a bright and airy space on the Rondout Creek, our space is full of good cheer and a sense that anything is possible (at least while you're nose is stuck in that book). Nissi Meadows Floral Design, our store-within-a-store, invigorates the room with a bounty of show-stopping floral arrangements made from locally grown rare heirloom flowers, designed by florist Maggie Paquet. We invite all our Ulster County neighbors to stop by, smell the roses, and find the perfect book for this moment in time.

QED New York
2716 23rd Avenue, Astoria, NY, 11105

Q.E.D. is the only independent, woman-owned and operated venue for the arts in Astoria, Queens in NYC. It's a labor of love, really. A small community space, you’ll find stand-up comedy shows with performers ranging from the beginner to the very famous. We also have arts and crafts workshops, writing classes, board game meet ups, storytelling, movie screenings, watch parties and more. Our affordable classes and shows are as diverse as Queens itself. With 100 or more events each month, there’s something for everyone. Plus we have an awesome beer, wine and cider, coffee, tea and sodas, and low-proof rum, vodka & tequila. For food we have a small hot foods menu, chips, nuts, candy and fresh popcorn. Q.E.D. is also available to rent for private events, film shoots, podcasting and more.

Queens Museum Gift Shop by The August Tree
Queens Museum, Queens, NY, 11368

The August Tree is a book shop and gift shop located inside Queens Museum in New York City. We had partnered with Queens Museum to become their official gift shop. Curated with the celebration of Queens in mind, books and products feature the Queens urban lifestyle, art, history, diversity and empowerment for its community. Our books for children teach kindness and inclusivity, and celebrate different cultures. We carry them in different languages and update titles bi-weekly, with the objective of building our neighborhood kids’ home libraries. Our toys supplement our books' themes and messages, are sustainable, educational, and with a low price point. Our books for adults feature creative development, self-empowerment, diversity and multiculturalism. We are also very proud of our Hecho Local line, which are product collaborations by Queens makers. We are proudly a store for Queens, by Queens.

Read and Read Again
4853 State Route 81, Greenville, NY, 12083

Read It & Eat (NY)
1432 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY, 14213

Read It & Eat Bookshop is a small culinary bookstore. Located inside the new West Side Bazaar on Niagara Street in Buffalo, NY, this bookstore focuses on all things delicious. Find your next culinary journey in the form of a cookbook, food writing, or maybe even a foodie romance. We also house artisan goods from small businesses around the United States. A portion of our proceeds is donated to fight hunger in Buffalo, NY.

Red Jacket Books
77D Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY, 11978
631 533 5580

Westhampton Beach's best source for books and literary goods. Winner of Bethpage's Best of Long Island competition in the bookstore category for 2022!

Revolution Books (NY)
437 Lenox Ave, New York, NY, 10037
(212) 691-3345

At a moment when the planet and future of humanity are in peril...when so many are agonizing over where things are headed yet dreaming of something far better...Revolution Books is where you find the way out of the madness. Here the search for the truth meets the poetic spirit— with books, authors, films, and performance. Here you find the most radical revolution in the work and leadership of Bob Avakian who has developed the new communism aimed at the emancipation of humanity. A revolution to overthrow this system, and create a society and world in which human beings can truly flourish and the imagination can soar. Welcome to Revolution Books.

Roaming Romance Boutique Bookshop
76 3rd St, Ronkonkoma, NY, 11779

A bookstore specializing in Romance Novels.

Rough Draft Bar & Books
82 John Street, Kingston, NY, 12401

Bookstore, bar, and coffee shop located in New York's Hudson Valley

Sag Harbor Books
7 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY, 11963

Scattered Books
29 King St, Chappaqua, NY, 10514
(914) 529-8013

Scattered Books is totally unique! It carries all types of fiction and non-fiction books for kids and adults. We rock at kids parties, create custom book baskets, host author events, do outside vending, participate in fundraising and host all kinds of special events. Plus we are the home of the famous bookstore bunnies!

Shakespeare & Co.
939 Lexington Ave, New York, NY, 10065

Shakespeare & Co. is an iconic Manhattan bookstore founded in 1983. Its store at 939 Lexington Avenue, adjacent to the Hunter College campus, has been a staple on the Upper East Side for over 20 years.

Shakespeare & Co. (Broadway)
2020 Broadway (between 69th and 70th St), New York, NY, 10023

Sleepy Hollow Bookshop
95 Beekman Ave., Store #3, Sleepy Hollow, NY, 10591

Sleepy Hollow Bookshop is a children’s bookstore and coffee shop with books for readers from birth through young adult. We also have delicious coffee, pastries, and hot chocolate.

Southampton Books
16 Hampton Rd Unit 4, Southampton, NY, 11968

Southampton Books is an independent bookstore located in the village of Southampton on Long Island, New York. We have a curated selection of the newest best-sellers, classics, children's, art & photography books. We also sell rare and collectible first editions and signed books.

Split Rock Books
97 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY, 10516

Split Rock carries a curated selection of new books with a focus on literary fiction and non-fiction, small presses, local interest and children's books. We're also able to order most books by request.

Sscarlet's Web Bookstore
Brooklyn, NY, 11212

Sscarlet’s Web is a Black Woman-owned online bookstore, where we celebrate the beauty of creativity and greatness in written form. Our mission is to offer books from well-known and unknown authors alike that will allow you to learn, love, laugh and cry, sometimes at the same time. We are a bookstore that creates a space to honor authors, specifically authors of color, and put them front and center in the hearts and minds of readers.

St. Lawrence University Brewer Bookstore
Brewer Bookstore, Canton, NY, 13617
(315) 229-5460

Full service college bookstore featuring 40,000 titles in all general book areas, full line of art & photo supplies, jewelry, clothing & accessories, and an extensive selection of home, garden, and gift merchandise. Open to the public: Monday - Saturday, 9:00AM-5:00PM. Extended hours during the academic semester. Owned and operated by St. Lawrence University.

Stanza Books
508 Main Street, Beacon, NY, 12508

Bookstore selling new books for all ages in fiction and non-fiction as well as greeting cards, notebooks, pens, and more.

Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003

Strand Book Store is New York City booklovers treasure trove and home to 18 miles of books! Strand offers new books, used books, rare books, out of print books, art books, comic books, classic books, the best and latest fiction and nonfiction...not to mention a variety of in-house designed totes, t-shirts, socks, and more! Strand has something for everyone, and everyone who visits is sure to get lost in our stacks!

Sulfur Books
18 E Main St, Clifton Springs, NY, 14432

Sulfur Books is a small indie bookstore located in Clifton Springs, NY. In addition to classics, bestselling fiction, and nonfiction you’ll also find books for children, middle readers, and young adults. Selling new and used books, we have focus on our community as an approachable, welcoming bookstore for readers of all ages and interests!

Sundance Books
106 Main Street, Geneseo, NY, 14454

Complete selection of notebooks, pens, pencils, & assorted art supplies & materials Our book selections include: *fiction*non-fiction*fantasy* science fiction* *mystery*local history*philosophy*humor* *cookbooks*psychology*self help*travel*art* *field guides*music*shamanism*religion*sports* *reference*test prep*graphic novels*politics*

Syracuse University Campus Store
200 Waverly Avenue, Syracuse, NY, 13244
(315) 443-9900

Syracuse University Campus Store

Table of Contents
698 Main St, Hobart, NY, 13788
(607) 538-3046

Blenheim Hill Books appeals to readers with thousands of new and gently used books in categories ranging from contemporary and classic fiction to gardening, nature and biography. Poetry and history are well represented with. some on African American, women and indigenous studies. We have recently expanded our children's section to include graphic novels and young adult fiction. New picture books share space with collectible, illustrated children's books. We look forward to welcoming you to our shop where a warm atmospheres invites readers to chat about books as they browse.

Talking Leaves...Books
951 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY, 14222

Independent and Idiosyncratic community based store with an eclectic and diverse selection of books from large and small presses for readers of all ages, with a focus on works of fiction, poetry, history, politics, science, nature, and the environment that can spark the imagination, seed readers with wonder, and change the world.

Taylor & Co. Books
1021 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY, 11218

A Family Bookstore for Ditmas Park. Taylor & Co. Books is a black-owned, family-run shop for new and used books, comics, and gifts. Not since the venerable Mostly Books closed in the late 90s has Brooklyn's Ditmas Park had a serviceable bookstore. Now, Taylor & Co. Books is here to supply your literary needs, feed your intellectual curiosities, and provide a neighborhood space where all are welcome and cared for.

Terrace Books (NY)
242 Prospect Park W, Brooklyn, NY, 11215
(718) 788-3475

333 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY, 10604

Super awesome place

333 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY, 10604

Awesome bookstore, awesome people!

Test Store al
99 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, NY, 10708

The Athenaeum at Amityville Apothecary
174 Park Avenue, Amityville, NY, 11701

The Athenaeum at Amityville Apothecary is the dedicated book shop of Amityville Apothecary, featuring the largest selection of metaphysical and spiritual books and decks on Long Island. Amityville Apothecary has been in business since 2018, offering carefully curated remedies for mind, body and soul.

The Book & Nook
24 Ronald Reagan Blvd, Warwick, NY, 10990

We offer new, rare, antique, and lightly used books! We also carry collectibles, local goods, and more. Visit us and get cozy with a new book (or a few).

The Book Cabin
3373 Lake Shore Drive, Lake George, NY, 12845

The Book Cabin is nestled between the towns of Lake George and Bolton Landing in upstate New York. Surrounded by the Adirondack mountains with views of the lake, The Book Cabin is a perfect place to find your next favorite book.

The Book Corner (NY)
1801 Main St, Niagara Falls, NY, 14305
(716) 285-2928

Western New York's Largest Independent Bookstore. 3 floors of New & Used books. Specializing in local history. Large selection of children's books. Special orders. Out-of-print searches. Gift Certificates, free gift wrapping, worldwide shipping.

The Book Cove
22 Charles Colman Blvd, Pawling, NY, 12564
(845) 855-9590

We sell predominantly rare and used books. 1/4 of the store is for new fiction and kids books.

The Book Nook (NY)
146 Raylinksy Rd, Ballston Lake, NY, 12019

The Book Nook is a secondhand bookstore. We encourage you to stop by and browse our selection of gently used books. The inventory changes daily. Your next read is just a visit away!

The Book Nook (Saranac Lake, NY)
7A Broadway, Saranac Lake, NY, 12983

Situated in the heart of downtown Saranac Lake, The Book Nook,LLC provides a rustic year-round environment for discovering your next great read. Don’t let our size deter you, We carry a wide variety of genre from Fiction to Cooking. We also carry journals, coloring books, and art supplies. If you want a certain title and don't see it in store, we can always try and order for you. Check out of Facebook page each month to see what exciting events will be hosted that month. They include story and craft night, Author Book signings, and book club. We hope to see you there

The BookMark Shoppe
8415 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11209
(718) 833-5115

Independent book selling since 2002!

The Bookstore Plus Music & Art
2491 Main St, Lake Placid, NY, 12946
(518) 523-2950

A friendly second-generation general bookstore featuring regional and children's books, stationery, art supplies and custom picture framing.

The Bookworm & BW Gifts
34 Elm St, East Aurora, NY, 14052
(716) 652-6554

The Bookworm is an independently owned bookstore and gift shop located in the heart of East Aurora, NY since 1986. We truly care about our customers and are told time and time again that The Bookworm is a warm, relaxing, welcoming, fun place to shop. We are still a locally, family owned and run business. We love chatting with some of our original customers (and their kids and grandkids) whom we consider dear friends . We carry new, remaindered and pre-read books along with many different gifts including a large metaphysical section.

The Bronx is Reading
Bronx, NY, 10451

Read. Repeat. Join the Literary Revolution! The Bronx is Reading, curating bookish events in the Bronx since 2017. Purchase books here for our book club and events. Now more than ever small businesses like ours need your support. Buy local and support a budding bookish community in the Bronx.

The Center For Fiction Bookstore
15 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11217

The Center for Fiction is the only nonprofit literary organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to celebrating fiction, and it works every day to connect readers and writers. The Center is known for its special literary events, including its innovative panels, lectures, and conversations. The Center also features grants and workshops to support emerging writers, reading groups on classic and contemporary authors, and programs to help get kids reading. It recognizes the best in the world of fiction through its annual awards. An important piece of New York City history, the Center continues to build its renowned circulating library collection, begun in 1820 by New York City merchants before the advent of the public library system. The Center moved to downtown Brooklyn in 2019. At the Center for Fiction Bookstore, readers will be able to browse the latest in literature and crime fiction, with a large selection of deep cut backlist titles. The store will have a special focus on literature-in-translation and independent publishers.

The Chatham Bookstore
27 Main St, Chatham, NY, 12037
518 392 3005

Woman-owned independent bookstore with contemporary and classic books for readers of all ages, and a diverse selection of art supplies, toys, and gifts.

The Corner Bookstore (NY)
1313 Madison Ave, New York, NY, 10128
(212) 831-3554

If we don't have it, we can get it. Books in stock ship same day; orders from wholesalers take 24 hrs; orders from publishers and out-of-print orders take a week. Professional staff available for no-charge consultations on juvenile & adult titles.

The Dog Eared Book
450 E. Main Street, Palmyra, NY, 14522
(315) 502-0181

The Dog Eared Book is an independent bookstore selling new and used book in the historic village of Palmyra, NY

The Dragon Wagon
DeLancey, NY, 13752

We are a mobile children's bookstore serving rural Delaware County, New York and surrounding areas in the Western Catskills. Every young person who visits the Dragon Wagon can choose a book for free, and every book on our bus is for sale. You can find us at libraries, festivals, fairs, and pop-up locations throughout the year. Our event schedule is on social media.

The Garden: Abolitionist Bookstore & Community Well
Brooklyn, NY, 11216

The Garden is an abolitionist bookstore and community well that exists to reignite and nurture our collective imagination in service of Black Liberation.

The Golden Notebook
25 Tinker St # 29, Woodstock, NY, 12498
(845) 679-8000

Proudly indie since 1978, The Golden Notebook in Woodstock provides quality literature to creative folk in the wild heart of the Catskills and beyond.

The Green Toad Bookstore
198 Main St, Oneonta, NY, 13820
(607) 433-8898

Comfortable, ambient browsing experience with plush chairs. Connected to a bustling coffeehouse. Active children's section.

The Hound Books
3 Union St, Roscoe, NY, 12776

The Hound Books opened its doors in October 2022 as Roscoe’s first independent bookstore. Known internationally for decades as Trout Town, USA, Roscoe is not only the birthplace of American fly fishing but also part of a region that inspired many poems, essays, novels and more. As a destination bookstore located in the heart of Western Catskills, The Hound Books takes its inspiration from nature lovers John Burroughs and Walt Whitman whose literary appreciation of the Catskill Mountains find new readers every year. Hand-selected for a curated experience, the inventory will focus on poetry, essay, biography, memoir, history and the writing craft with a dedicated children’s and young adult section to encourage and support curious minds.

The Humble Bumble
New Rochelle, NY, 10801

The Humble Bumble Book is an on line bookstore uplifting, engaging, and recognizing historically marginalized communities.

The Lit. Bar
131 Alexander Ave, Bronx, NY, 10454
(347) 955-3610

The Lit. Bar opened its permanent doors on April 27, 2019 (National Indie Bookstore Day) and is currently the only brick & mortar bookstore serving the Boogie Down Bronx. Our venue encourages curious readers and welcomes literary and community gatherings—while our wine bar connects the great pastimes of social sipping and introverted reading. What better way to loosen our tongues and talk about the books we love? We offer a carefully curated selection of general interest books, gift items, and programming which emphasize local interest and diversity for all ages.

The Little Book Store
413 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY, 13624

A little family run book store embarking on a quest to put 1,000,000 into the hands of book lovers.

The Little Book Store (Watertown)
1316 Washington Street, Watertown, NY, 13601

The Mountaineer
1866 NYS Route 73, Keene Valley, NY, 12943

The Mountaineer is a nationally recognized specialty retailer serving hikers, campers, backcountry skiers, ice climbers and expeditionists. Featured prominently on the first floor is our George K. McClelland Book room, a book store within a store, and an important piece of what makes The Mountaineer a destination location. We stock an extensive selection of maps, guide books, technical materials, non-fiction, and fiction titles as well as a wide selection of complementary book shop merchandise.

The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street, New York, NY, 10007
(212) 587-1011

Specializing in mystery, detective, suspense, and espionage fiction, with some thrillers as well.

The Next Chapter LI
204 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY, 11743

An independent bookstore in the spirit of Book Revue, which sold new and used books on Long Island for 44 years. Additionally, we have author signings, community events of all kinds. We also sell vinyl, art and a variety of sidelines.

The Nonbinarian Book Bike
762A Greene Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11221

A queer & trans led mobile mutual aid initiative distributing free queer books for all ages in Brooklyn, NY.

The Open Door Bookstore
128 Jay St, Schenectady, NY, 12305
(518) 346-2719

A general bookstore with an eclectic selection for all ages. Features include unique gifts, cards, jewelry and toys.

The Ripped Bodice (Brooklyn)
218 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11215
(347) 227-8899

The Ripped Bodice is an independent brick-and-mortar bookstore devoted to the celebration of romance novels. The store is proudly Woman and Queer Owned. Sisters and owners Leah and Bea Koch opened TRB on March 4, 2016 following a successful Kickstarter campaign to bring their dream of a romance-only bookstore to life.The Ripped Bodice features a vast and diverse selection of romance fiction. In addition to books, the store has a wide selection of gift items with a focus on supporting independent, woman owned businesses.The store and its owners undertake several large projects each year including The Ripped Bodice State of Racial Diversity in Romance Report, the Read, Romance, Repeat subscription box and the development of television projects based on romance novels in association with Sony Pictures Television. On June 1, 2023, TRB announced their expansion to Brooklyn, NY with their new store slated to open on August 5. About The OwnersBea and Leah Koch are sisters and the owners of The Ripped Bodice. They grew up in Chicago, IL. Both sisters are lifelong romance readers and feel lucky to spend their days surrounded by books.Bea attended Yale University and NYU, where she wrote a graduate thesis titled “Mending the Ripped Bodice.” In 2020, she published her first book, Mad & Bad: Real Heroines of the Regency. Her favorite romance subgenre is historicals and her favorite thing to do in the world is hang out with her dogs, Hamilton and Fiona.Leah moved to Los Angeles to attend USC and preferring the eternal sunshine to Chicago winters... never left! Her favorite romance subgenre is contemporary, especially Lesbian romances. When she isn't reading, she enjoys crafts of all kinds, watching women's soccer and the antics of her three cats.

The River's End Bookstore
19 W Bridge St, Oswego, NY, 13126
(315) 342-0077

An independent, family-owned community bookstore dealing in new hardcover & paperback books, digital and audio books, newspapers, greeting cards, calendars, gift cards , journals and other sidelines for book lovers. Serving readers and writers since 1998!

The Spotty Dog
440 Warren St, Hudson, NY, 12534
(518) 671-6006

Now in our 17th year, The Spotty Dog Books & Ale is an independent bookstore known for its well-curated, eclectic mix of books, art supplies and a bar/café situated in a beautiful old firehouse. We have eleven artisan beers on tap including locally crafted Evans’ Ales and Crossroads Ales, one Kombucha on tap, hard cider, and a selection of wines by the glass. The Spotty Dog is also an event venue, hosting book clubs and readings, as well as occasional music shows and community gatherings.

The Strand at Columbus Avenue
450 Columbus Avenue, Manhattan, NY, 10024

The Three Arts Bookshop
3 Collegeview Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603
(845) 471-3640

Small, general interest, personal service bookstore, tending toward the literary. Sidelines in antique prints of local scenes, Vassariana and greeting cards

The Treehouse Reading and Arts Center
587 Main St Ste 304, New York Mills, NY, 13417

The Treehouse Reading and Arts Center is a bookshop and learning center to inspire, promote, and support literacy goals in the community. The bookshop feature a variety of high quality reading materials to share with children and their families. In addition, the Reading and Arts Center is a community center that provide literacy tutoring, literacy and arts enrichment activities, small group literacy activities, summer and school break camps, book and writing clubs, parent and teacher study groups, and much more educational programming.

The Unreliable Narrator
274 N. Goodman St., Suite B133, Rochester, NY, 14607

The Unreliable Narrator is a book & gift shop located in Rochester, NY.

The Village Bookstore (NY)
10 Washington Ave, Pleasantville, NY, 10570
(914) 769-8322

The Village Bookstore: select books, distinctive cards, unique gifts and fine service. We are an independent, family-owned store featuring hand-selected books, cards, journals and gifts. Browse over 10,000 new books every day including history, poetry, travel, cookbooks, kids books and more. We feature local authors and support author events across Westchester. The store is conveniently located in downtown Pleasantville just minutes away from the Saw Mill and Taconic Parkways across from the Jacob Burns Film Center.

The Word Is Change
368 Tompkins Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11216

The Word Is Change a neighborhood bookstore selling used and new books while building and supporting communities.

The Worlds Borough Bookshop
72-22 34th Avenue, Jackson Heights, NY, 11372

The World’s Borough Bookshop is located in the heart of Queens. Specializing in BIPOC books this Latino owned bookstore celebrates BIPOC authors, writers and creators through books and events.

Theodore's Books
17 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, NY, 11771
(516) 636-5550

An independent book store located in the historic waterfront hamlet of Oyster Bay Long Island where Theodore Roosevelt spent much of his life. Owned by former US Congressman Steve Israel, Theodores's emphasis history and current events, while offering a comprehensive inventory of best sellers, new releases, backlists, children's books and more.

Three Lives & Co.
154 W 10th St, New York, NY, 10014
(212) 741-2069

Located in NYC's West Village, Three Lives & Company is a beautiful and intimate bookshop dedicated to literary fiction and narrative non-fiction.

Tiny Raccoon Books, Inc.
277 Railroad Avenue, Sayville, NY, 11782

Used and new books, zines, notebooks, journals, greeting cards and more!

Topos Bookstore
788 Woodward Ave., Ridgewood, NY, 11385

Used and new bookstore and cafe in Ridgewood Queens.

Transom Bookshop
23 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY, 10591

Transom is an independent bookshop located in the heart of Main Street in Tarrytown, NY. We sell new books, stationery, and book-themed gifts and games. We focus largely on fiction and literature, poetry, philosophy, and psychology, with select non-fiction and children's books.

Tuma's Books
Mount Vernon, NY, 10550

Tuma's Books is a carefully curated online/pop-up bookstore of titles by authors from diverse cultural backgrounds, as well as a monthly book club introducing you to new titles you might not discover on your own.

Well Worn Books
130 1/2 Wickham Avenue, Middletown, NY, 10940

Well Worn Books is a small, independent bookstore offering new and used books, stationery, and bookish gifts in Middletown, New York. We accept book donations in exchange for store credit, and if you can't find something you like in store, we're happy to order it for you!

Westside Stories
398 Grant Street, Unit 3, Buffalo, NY, 14213

The little bookstore that could! Westside Stories is a used bookstore in Buffalo, NY. We offer interesting books for curious readers of all ages.

Womrath Bookshop
76 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, NY, 10708
(914) 337-0199

126 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY, 11222
(718) 383-0096

Located on the corner of Franklin and Milton in the historic district of Greenpoint Brooklyn, WORD features a wide variety of new books: literary fiction, non-fiction, gift books, kids' books, puzzles and more. We also carry a large selection of stationery, boxed notecards and journals. WORD hosts book clubs, author events, and workshops. Our second location opened in Jersey City in 2013.

Word Up Community Bookshop
2113 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY, 10032

Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria is a multilingual, collectively operated bookshop and arts space in Washington Heights, committed to co-creating a place where residents support each other to live informed and expressive lives. Embracing cooperative practices, we champion books and storytelling in all forms to build and sustain a more just world where people can live with dignity and autonomy. We strive to make our neighborhood a resource-rich site for all to grow, learn, and celebrate our heritages.

Yesterday's Muse Books
32 W Main St. Ste. 1, Webster, NY, 14580

Over 15,000 titles, with most genres represented, in a wide range of prices. We deal in everything from paperback novels to rare and collectible first editions and antiquarian books. We sell online through our own website and several others, and we also organize the annual Rochester Antiquarian Book Fair, and exhibit at a number of other fairs.

Yu and Me Books
44 Mulberry Street, New York, NY, 10013

Yu and Me Books is a cozy bookstore / café / bar that focuses on the strong, diverse voices of our community, with a focus on immigrant stories. The hope for our space is to create a home for everyone.

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