Merritt Bookstore
Serving the Hudson Valley and Readers Everywhere for Over 30 Years!
Nominated for Publisher's Weekly's Bookseller of the Year

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57 Front St - Millbrook, NY 12545 - (845) 677-5857
Merritt Bookstore is an independently owned bookstore. We are located in the heart of the beautiful Hudson Valley, in the village of Millbrook, NY. We strive to connect our customers with great and entertaining works of literature written by the Hudson Valley's local authors as well as everybody's favorite global authors alike.We also offer a variety of toys, puzzles and games through the Toys of Merritt. Give us a call or stop by to chat with our friendly staff who will help you pick out your next favorite book. (845) 677-5857.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Join us for a celebration of authors, books and the joy of reading in the Village of Millbrook. Watch for new postings at and like us on facebook.
To sign up as a festival volunteer please email us at
Merritt Bookstore
welcomed Joan Murray on April 18th to read from her new book, Swimming for the Ark: New & Selected Poems 1990-2015. She has read her work on RadioLab and Bob Edwards Weekend and has been a repeat guest on NPR's Morning Edition.
Murray's other April appearances include the Associated Programs Conference in Minneapolis, the Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison, Writers & Books Literary Center in Rochester and the New York State Writer's Institute at SUNY Albany. Among her upcoming readings is her sixth appearance at the Chautauqua Institution.
Murray is author of prize-winning books from W.W. Norton, Beacon Press and Wesleyan. Her new book is published in the White Pine Press Distinguished Poets Series, which also released a book by Robert Bly. Her poems have been in such venues as The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, The Nation, The Pushcart Prize and The Best American Poetry.
Autographed copies of, Swimming for the Ark: New & selected Poems 1990-2015, are still available at Merritt Bookstore.
Get yours today while supplies last!
Visit our events page for dates and times of upcoming authors.
Can't make it to one of our events but would like to have an autographed book?
Just click here and we can have a copy signed for you.

FOR SALE: Owner, Scott Meyer, is retiring due to health reasons.
Merritt Bookstore & Toys of Merritt, located in the picturesque Village of Millbrook, N.Y., is a well-established bookstore which has built a solid customer base over its 30 plus years in business. With a passion to connect the right people to the right books, the business has hosted countless events in its historic building which offers a gallery space, ample parking, and easy travel access on a north-south corridor. Merritt Bookstore is noted as an “author’s bookstore”, with a great space in the upstairs gallery where many author lectures, workshops on writing and illustration, and other creative twists on events have been held . Merritt also enjoys a well-established network of partnerships for off-site events, festivals, conferences and book fairs. Merritt Bookstore has been nominated 3 times by Publishers Weekly (PW) for “Bookseller of the Year”.
For more information please contact Scott at or
Alison at
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Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm

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57 Front Street Box 918
Millbrook, NY 12545
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