Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

It’s a somber but hopeful Memorial Day here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside. On the one hand, the number of cases from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be alarming, and we are proceeding with every caution to keep our employees and customers healthy.  We very much appreciate the support that we …

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Here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we continue to STAY inside to do our part in helping everyone to weather the COVID-19 lockdown. While we cannot open our doors to the public until at least May 4th, according to the guidelines set out by the Governor’s Office, we are still receiving …

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In the spring of 2011, less than a year into taking over ownership of our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we were alarmed and concerned by the commencement of the construction and closure of the James Street bridge, which would not be completed until September of that year. We worried about the effects …

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The first thing we at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester want to say to our customers and friends is THANK YOU. Thank you for the phone calls and e-mails of support to us and to our employees. Thank you for taking care of yourselves and your loved ones by observing the #StayHomeStaySafe guidelines set out …

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Today is Monday, March 16, 2020 and this is a very different blog than we expected to be writing even a few weeks ago. [Photo credit Rod Lee.] With the ongoing increase in cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the USA, and with a state of emergency being declared in Massachusetts, we at Annie’s …

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The time change from Standard Time to Daylight Savings Time, coupled with warmer temperatures, has definitely brightened our spirits here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside. Please keep an eye on our website for when we start having extended spring hours.  In the meantime, our sidewalk sales carts have returned to their …

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Happy March!  We have the return of Daylight Savings Time to look forward to this weekend, as well as keeping our ears open for the annual return of spring peepers hatching in the wetlands behind our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside. It will also soon be the season for forsythia and pussywillow, two …

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This year, the way February is exiting [almost 60 degrees Fahrenheit today], we may well have March gamboling in like a lamb and blustering out like a lion. No matter what the weather, we have wonderful books for you to purchase and wonderful happenings to entertain and enlighten you. Our thanks to those who came …

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We are counting down the days until the vernal equinox with nary a blizzard in sight – sssshhhhh! don’t jinx it!  While there are still a few weeks to go, we are already seeing the daylight getting longer and the evenings shorter.  We’re expecting some messy weather this week, which does lend itself to curling …

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We’re all cozy here in our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, despite the gray skies and damp weather expected for the remainder of the week.  Come on in for a complementary cup of coffee, tea or cocoa; we’ve gotten numerous new titles in, as well as making fresh displays to appeal to every …

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