Northshire Bookstore

Northshire Bookstore, Manchester: Hours, Address, Northshire Bookstore Reviews: 5/5

Northshire Bookstore
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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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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David J
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This quaint little New England bookstore is just perfect. It is always exciting to check it out when we are in the town of Manchester. The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. They have little areas where you can sit down and read a bit. There is even a children's section upstairs. We always make a point to come here when we are passing through. There is a parking lot tucked away past Charlie's Coffee House, north on Bonnet street if you can't find roadside parking. You can even charge an EV up in that lot.
Written October 8, 2021
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PebleBeach7thGrn
Springfield, MA172 contributions
This place has so much charm, it was a huge part of my memory of my first-ever trip to VT. It has multiple floors and sections, so much to offer even beyond books, and you really have to hit up the cafe for a special drink and the perfect chocolate chip cookie. I swear, there isn't a book in print they don't have. Heck, they even have some collectors copies not in print! DO NOT MISS THIS GEM.
Written April 4, 2020
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OntheFlyGuy
East Hampton, NY93 contributions
I would say that one of the reasons we most look forward to visiting Manchester is to go to the Northshire Bookstore. It has something for everyone there and is well-organized with reading suggestions from employees. There are even VT gifts and crafts for those who are not bibliophiles.
Written February 28, 2022
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Elaine H
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Solo
I was asked by 4 different employees if I needed any help with anything. One person asked me twice. I like to browse a bookstore and drink my coffee. I shouldn't feel rushed and feel like a stockboy is going to jump out of every corner.
Written July 13, 2022
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Mary F
144 contributions
Very interesting place. If you love to read this is the place for you. I looked around and purchased a learning book for my grandson. It was comfortable and you are able to pick a book, sit and look through it. Definitely a unique place. Also you can have a coffee and relax.
Written October 5, 2020
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Nina R
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Solo
Firstly, I would like to say that this is a beautiful bookstore. It makes me sad that the staff aren't friendly because it has such potential. I felt this way in highschool and now as a mother, bringing my child in to explore books there. The level of snootiness is unprecedented at Northshire. As much as I want to I support local bookstores, I would much rather give my money to friendlier more welcoming establishments.
Written July 31, 2020
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Rita B
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We took our 2 year old to this bookstore on a cold blustery day while her parents skied. The 5th floor children's section has toys and so many books we did not know where to start. We found plenty to occupy us for a few hours. We made some purchases which both grandchildren loved. The staff was very helpful.There is a cafe also. Next time we will check out the adult floors.
Written February 22, 2020
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Tamara
New York City, NY55 contributions
Friends
This might be the best bookstore, ever!! It's is such a magical adventurous experience for any avid reader!!
The book is large & filled with books, toys & gifts.
The bookstore attendant, Sam was the bestest of the best. She was kind, smart, attentive & eager to assist us with our book finds. In addition, she gave us the perfect recommendations for our stay in Manchester.
Written April 24, 2022
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Keri
Andover, MA7 contributions
Friends
Outstanding bookstore - beautiful inside and out, coffee, areas to sit, great selection of books, big, friendly staff. You have to come to experience it - if you love books you’ll love this store. I could have stayed for hours.
Written September 6, 2021
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JennyMarie82
Harrisburg, PA298 contributions
Solo
This book store is a must see for not only book lovers but anyone looking for an added touch gift for someone else or I’ll be honest, myself. There are three or four floors including a cafe. As you’ve seen in pictures, the children’s nook, all genres of reading which are labeled and if you need assistance, the staff are helpful.
Written January 4, 2020
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  • Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM