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

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

CLOSED – Monday, January 21st – Sunday, February 3rd

40% off selected Books & Art Supplies
February 4th-28th


Gail Giles
Winter Light
November 16, 2018 through
January 16, 2019

Gail Giles has been painting and drawing–in all seasons–the pathways, fields and vistas of the Columbia County and Hudson Valley region for more than forty years.

The paintings in “Winter Light” reflect the quiet beauty of our longest season.


WAMC Book Picks
Tuesday, December 11

Book Picks from Thomas Chulak and Joanne Trapanese:

Grenade by Alan Gratz

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

She Did It! by Emily Arnold McCully

Baby Feminists by Libby Babbott-Klein

Walking in Wonder by John O’Donohue

Call for Revolution by Dalai Lama

Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom by Ariel Burger


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 Tuesday of the month at 7 pm and they are open to new members.

February’s choice is The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander.

For more information, contact Bill O’Neill at 518-794-6118 or email Bill.