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Northshire Bookstore

4869 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8918
+1 802-362-2200
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A Real Bookstore!

There are just not that many around anymore. Northshire is a treasure. Not only is the inventory... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New Jersey
Fantastic independent bookstore

I look forward to visiting this bookstore every time I come to Manchester. I love perusing the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Northshire Bookstore is a family-owned, independent bookstore. We are one of the largest bookstores in New England. Northshire Bookstore was voted Best Bookstore in the country by Publishers Weekly magazine and Best of New England by Yankee magazine. Come see why so many people rave about this full-service, old world but up-to-date store. Many gifts as well as books and a whole floor devoted to Children!
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
4869 Main St, Manchester, VT 05255-8918
+1 802-362-2200
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Reviewed yesterday

There are just not that many around anymore. Northshire is a treasure. Not only is the inventory broad the staff is knowledgeable. Note in particular a nice selection of children's books including reprints of old favorites.

Thank pilgrim672015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I look forward to visiting this bookstore every time I come to Manchester. I love perusing the books the staff have recommended, as well as tons of discounted hardcover and paperbacks. There are always lots of great gift items as well. You can't walk out...More

Thank jsthilaire327
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bookstore is very big. Lots of other items besides books are available. Small gadgets and clothing. A nice café with good food is attached to bookstore.

Thank FlyingStew75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is this a fabulous bookstore but their lattes and cookies are Top Tier. This is a great place to hang out.

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A great place to be on a rainy or snowy day, family friendly. An awesome independent bookstore. Good locally sourced food and coffee in the cafe.

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I was in town for the ITVfestival and the bookstore and attached coffee shop totally rocked it! They worked so incredibly hard...tirelessly, for one week to take care of the masses that ascended on this welcoming town. Can't wait until next year. Now that you...More

Thank Page C. A
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this bookshop in Manchester VT while on holiday in New England. A huge supply of books for adults and children and a large collection of interesting gifts and knick knacks. While there we stopped for a light lunch and coffee. The sandwich...More

Thank david a
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Stopped in again this summer (4 times) and this fabulous bookstore just keep on getting better! It has a complete inventory of books and it is hard to imagine that you would not find what you are looking for. Additionall, a fun and occasionally serious...More

Thank darrengarnier
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great local independent bookstore, great staff, everyone helpful and very smart, great places to sit and check out your selections, really nice cafe

Thank jane k
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I live about 300 miles from Northshire, and I seriously dream of doing a day-trip just to come to this bookstore. Although I might wish for more books and fewer shelves of gift-type items, still, there are gems to be found from browsing the shelves....More

Thank Jean L
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