Special Note

We are delighted to welcome you back into the Norwich Bookstore
We continue to require masks be worn in the store - until more people are fully vaccinated.
Hand sanitzer is avaiable througout the store.
Please allow for distance between customers browsing and in line.
Contact-free pick up from the porch remais an option. Call 802-649-1114 or email info@norwichbookstore to make arrangements.
We look forward to seeing you soon!

Virtual Browsing!

NB new roomWe get it - you miss browsing. And we miss you! But even as we gradually open (see details), you may still browse from the comfort of your home.

So we created a new Browse Books by Category list here on our website that includes dozens of books you would discover if you were here in person highlighting new and notable fiction and non-fiction; hardcover and paperback, for readers of all ages. 

There is also a page for Staff Picks and Featured Seasonal Lists.

A Bookseller's Blotter

MasksAs a senior citizen, I - like many others - am concerned by the CDC stance that it is now OK for me to shop without a mask. I was privileged to get my vaccine early when it was distributed in age bands. Many others who work in retail and public-facing jobs are just now eligible for their first or second jab. It will be a few weeks before they reach full immunity. The politicians and press call these younger workers essential, yet they are treated as expendable.

Telling each town and business to set its own rules harks back to the confusion of the early days of the pandemic when small business owners like us were the leaders in creating a safer environment. 

Out of respect for the younger cohort which hasn't been fully vaccinated, we require masks inside our store. We are still learning about the transmission of Covid-19. It is impossible to know - or ask - if a customer coming through the door is vaccinated or an anti-masker. Erring on the side of caution harms no one.

We've come this far, let's not jeopardize the health and safety of the next generations. - Liza