Welcome to the Chatham Bookstore

The Chatham Bookstore

Welcome to the Chatham Bookstore

Community Through Books

Tucked under an orange awning in the heart of Chatham’s Main Street, the Chatham Bookstore is celebrating over 40 years in the Hudson Valley building community through books.

Offering current and classic books for readers of all ages as well as a diverse selection of art supplies, the Chatham Bookstore is open seven days a week for browsing and special orders.

A long-time independent bookstore: visit us on Main Street and on Facebook

Open Monday-Thursday & Saturday  9:30-5
Friday 9:30-7;  Sunday  12-3

Book Signing with
Chris Gibson
Rally Point
Saturday, October 21,
1-2:30 pm

Chris Gibson, former Army colonel and member of the U.S. House of Representatives (NY-19), will be at the bookstore signing his new book Rally Point.

Nonfiction Book Group

The Chatham Bookstore hosts a nonfiction book group focusing on current affairs, history and biography. They meet at the store on the second Monday of the month at 7 pm and they are open to new members.

The next book pick is Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Picketty (translated, Arthur Goldhammer). They will read Parts 1 and 2 for the September meeting and complete the book in October.

For more information, contact Karen Kaczmar at 518-755-0392 or email Karen.



Al Roker
Al Roker’s Extreme Weather
Saturday, November 11, 3 pm

Dive deep into a world of fascinating weather with everyone’s favorite meteorologist, Al Roker!

Join us at the Bookstore to celebrate Al Roker’s latest book, his first book for kids, that uncovers the mysteries of extreme weather.

The Soul of Our Soil
Photographs by
Georgia Landman
Exhibit: November 17, 2017 – January 21, 2018
Reception: November 17,
5-7 pm

This exhibit is part of Georgia Landman’s ongoing work to document several farms in Columbia County, NY. The farms share the philosophy of sustainable agriculture.

Landman (American) grew up in The Netherlands and moved to the US in 2001. She lives in Hudson, NY and has a studio in Chatham. A contemporary fine art and freelance photographer, she aims to instigate empathy through her photographs, contributing to human connection through art.