The Story Shop is a whimsical,
independent children's bookstore.



Discover a selection of new publications & classic favorites, for everyday reading & continued treasuring.

bookish merch

We offer toys for imaginative play,
as well as merchandise inspired by
the books we love.



Want an unforgettable setting for your next party or event? Choose our unique Celebration Room!

Story Time

Story Time: A half hour program on Saturday mornings at 10:30am where we read a chosen book aloud followed by an experiential element from the book. Story time is directed toward children ages 5-9, but all are welcome.

While Story Time is complementary, please support us by building your child's library.

Toddler Time: A slightly shorter program geared toward a more wiggly crowd, Toddler Time is Thursday & Friday mornings at 10:30am.

It's all on our calendar so you don't have to remember.

Special Events

The Story Shop hosts at least one book-themed special event per quarter. Special events are offered for the littlest ones, grown ups, and everyone in between.

See upcoming special events & sign up.

Book Club

Family Book Club: Join us to read together as a family and as a community. Read the month's pick aloud at home and have purposeful conversations with the whole family.

Support us by purchasing the month's pick from our shelves if you don't already have it on yours.

Ladies' Book Club: Join us every third Thursday of the month to meet with women who love literature and to discuss the classics. We're reading through Penguin's Drop Cap series, a beautiful collector's set. You will get a copy of the book as well as light refreshments during the meeting.

Cost is $25 per person.

Learn more & join our book club.

Field Trips

Bring your class or afterschool group to the shop!

Let's arrange a private story time for your group. Cost is $2.00 per child. Choose from a theme below or, with at least a week's notice, we can create a theme based on what your group is currently studying.

Themes: Fairy Tale, Dr. Seuss, Community Helpers, Superhero, Animals, Space, Dinosaurs, Seasonal

Eat lunch after your field trip: $25 for a 30 minute lunch break in our beautiful celebration room.

Contact us for more information or to schedule your field trip on a Tuesday or Wednesday morning at 10:30am.

Mommy & Me

For mothers with a child of 12 months old or younger, join us for an unstructured time to get out of the house and meet others in this same sweet season of life.

Mondays at 10:30-11:30am

Bring a blanket to lay your baby down on, if you like, and relax in our Wardrobe with other new moms in the community.

This weekly event is free of charge, but please show us support by building your child's library.

No older siblings please. 

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