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. Story Time is complementary.

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 month. Special events are offered for the littlest ones, grown ups, and everyone in between.

See upcoming special events & sign up.

Book Club

The Story Shop's Family Book Club is where we 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, instead of limiting it to your middle grade reader.

There is no overhead charge for this book club, but please support us and purchase this month's pick through us.

Around the end of each month, we will meet together somewhere to experience an element of the book.

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, Books about Books, Seasonal

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

Mommy & Me

For first-time 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 siblings please, no exceptions. For first-time mothers only.

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