December Bookstore News

Gifts for Everyone on Your List

How do you shop for that hard-to-buy-for relative, friend or co-worker? The Bookstore has solutions for every budget and every person on your list.

► Our Staff Picks offer some great gift books from Holiday Cookies cookbook to If You Give a Mouse an iPhone.

► Jane's Holiday Picks, a long-standing tradition, offers 25 books that will warm the heart of any loved one.

► We have more than 60 Gift Ideas for all ages and all interests. Here are just a few titles: 

► Stop in the store and talk with our knowledgeable staff who can help find the perfect book.


Welcome to The Bookstore

Just Arrived at The Bookstore

We have a number of gifts that are not books. Come into the store to check out our selection:

► Calendars for 2015, including beautiful and inspirational calendars by Tim Botts.

► Reusable cloth book bags in a cheerful red color with illustrations by New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast. 

► Knowledge Cards and Chat Packs.

► Puzzles, games, children's art kits and greeting cards.


20% Off with Holiday Catalog Coupon

Use the coupon from the Holiday Catalog, receive 20% off any one book in the catalog. Order online and pick up your order at The Bookstore. Keep your dollars local!


What We're Talking About

► What local book clubs are reading. (Remember: Book clubs that order from the Bookstore receive a 10% discount.)

December Staff Picks: This month we're sharing our favorite gift books such as Storied Life of A.J. Fikry (which is out in paperback on Dec. 2) and The Golf Book


Bookstore Brain Teaser

Our Brain Teaser is inspired by the 75th anniversary of the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer story and the 50th anniversary of the original cartoon special.

► What is Santa's 6th reindeer's name?

► Who was the Chicago businessman that commissioned the story in 1939?

► What are the famous last lines of the story?

Answer these questions correctly the next time you visit The Bookstore and you'll receive a 20% discount on one item in the store.


The Gift of Reading 

Thank you to all of our shoppers who purchased books to donate to Bridge Communities. Our annual collection was a huge success. The Bookstore filled gift requests for 79 children and 86 moms. We couldn't have done it without you. Learn more about the Bridge Communities


Be a live window display

Show off your love for reading by becoming a Live Reader in The Bookstore’s holiday window. We have time slots open through Dec. 24. All ages welcome.


Books into Movies

Movies this holiday season are based on several popular books. Read them before you see the movies at the theater. 

► The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

► The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

► Into the Woods

► Unbroken

► The Theory of Everything

► The Imitation Game


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