Amherst Books
8 Main Street  Amherst, MA 01002     413.256.1547    800.503.5865    books@amherstbooks.com

About Us

Amherst Books is a locally owned, independent bookshop.   We sell new & used books.   Our particular strengths include poetry, literature, & philosophy.   We carry a large selection of small press titles & literary journals.

Our on-line ordering is secure; we ship anywhere in the world.   Our event mailing list will never be shared.   If you want to be taken off at any time, send a message to: events@amherstbooks.com.

Besides our fine trade inventory, we sell textbooks for Amherst College, Hampshire College, & the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.   If you have questions about textbooks, go to our textbook page.

We now sell Peter Pan bus tickets to all destinations in the United States & Canada.   We usually open before 9:00 for bus ticket sales.   Call us for information!

Hours of Operation
Monday-Saturday: 9:00 A.M. — 9:00 P.M.
Sunday: 12:00 Noon — 5:00 P.M.

N.B.  On evenings that we have events scheduled at 8:00 P.M.
we close at 8:00 for browsing & purchases, until the event is over.   (Events)


Discounts

We give a 10% discount to all local K-12, college & university faculty, support staff, as well as graduate students, & senior citizens.   Professors who order textbooks from us get a 20% discount. (See here.)   Please identify yourself as such at time of purchase.


How to find us

Amherst Books is at the center of downtown Amherst at 8 Main Street.  There is a Subway sandwich place next to us at the corner of Pleasant Street.   For those of you familiar with Amherst, we're just around the corner from Antonio's Pizza.

The town parking lot is just behind our block.

Peter Pan busses stop just three-quarters of a block away on Main Street.

The Amtrak train station is a ten minute walk.   Click here for more information.

We're also a stone's throw from the Emily Dickinson Homestead & Emily Dickinson's grave.

Downtown Amherst Massachusetts
Click here to see a bigger map.



Last updated 15 March 2006Site Map
husetts at Amherst.   If you have questions about textbooks, go to our textbook page.

We now sell Peter Pan bus tickets to all destinations in the United States & Canada.   We usually open before 9:00 for bus ticket sales.   Call us for information!

Hours of Operation
Monday-Saturday: 9:00 A.M. — 9:00 P.M.
Sunday: 12:00 Noon — 5:00 P.M.

N.B.  On evenings that we have events scheduled at 8:00 P.M.
we close at 8:00 for browsing & purchases, until the event is over.   (Events)


Discounts

We give a 10% discount to all local K-12, college & university faculty, support staff, as well as graduate students, & senior citizens.   Professors who order textbooks from us get a 20% discount. (See here.)   Please identify yourself as such at time of purchase.


How to find us

Amherst Books is at the center of downtown Amherst at 8 Main Street.  There is a Subway sandwich place next to us at the corner of Pleasant Street.   For those of you familiar with Amherst, we're just around the corner from Antonio's Pizza.

The town parking lot is just behind our block.

Peter Pan busses stop just three-quarters of a block away on Main Street.

The Amtrak train station is a ten minute walk.   Click here for more information.

We're also a stone's throw from the Emily Dickinson Homestead & Emily Dickinson's grave.

Downtown Amherst Massachusetts
Click here to see a bigger map.



Last updated 15 March 2006Site Map