Dearest Friends of Amherst Books:
Hurrah! We are now open for safe browsing & all business!
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00am - 4:00pm
We will still be taking orders by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by telephone (413-256-1547, from 10:00 - 4:00, Tuesday through Saturday; if no one picks up during those hours we’re sometimes overwhelmed, please try again in a few minutes. After hours please call again the next day, we are not listening to messages).
We will continue curbside pickup, we will deliver to local addresses one day a week, & will mail books for a small fee.
We truly believe that books & bookstores are essential—especially in times of crisis. If you would like to order a
book but have a financial hardship, please reach out to us via email & we will try our best to make accommodations.
We wish you & yours many healthy returns.
Shannon & Nat
“The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world & experience of a
wide kind. It is moral illumination.” - Elizabeth Hardwick
N.B. In-store events are canceled until further notice but please check our Events page for virtual events sponsored by Amherst College, the University of Massachusetts, & others.
Be well! And best wishes from all of us to all of you.
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