Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

July is just around the corner, and here at our little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we are proud of our independence, and we continue to bring in new titles and to plan new events just for you. We are hoping it means that Phase 3 in the reopening plan for the state of …

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WE ARE BACK!!! Well, we were never really gone, here at your little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside.  We have been doing mail order sales all through the COVID-19 lockdown; we progressed to curbside pickup sales on Monday, May 25th, and now, as of this week, we are open for in-store shopping on a …

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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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Here at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester, we have good reason to refer to ourselves as “the little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside”, and not just because of our love of DOCTOR WHO. All the way at the back of our shop is a very special section we call Hardcover Alley.  While we do …

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Due to the COVID-19 order from the Governor’s Office on Monday the 23rd, our storefront will be closed for on-site business for now.  In line with the Governor’s communication, we are planning on reopening our doors at noon on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020, and resuming normal hours from there.  If the advice or orders from …

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Due to the COVID-19 order from the Governor’s Office this morning, Monday the 23rd, we will be closing to the public tonight at 8pm, and planning on reopening our doors on Tuesday, April 7th. https://www.mass.gov/doc/march-23-2020-essential-services-and-revised-gatherings-order However, we expect to be able to serve you in this time period [and beyond!]. We strongly encourage customers to …

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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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