Sunday, April 29, 2012

Village Story Peddlers... Byrd's Books

The DMS wants to send some good cheer out to those wonderful independent books sellers. So, we decided that every month it would be great to share some of our favorite corner bookstores with our readers. For this Village Story Peddlers post, we want to talk about Byrd's Books in Bethel, CTThis unique book nook has all the charm and enchantment you could imagine. It is a comfortable showcase for all the new and exciting stories popping up these days. Follow along as we explore this innovative book store and see where the magical world of words is heading next!

April Village Story Peddlers: Byrd's Books, Bethel, CT 
Here's the story...

Welcome to Byrd’s Books! We are a general bookstore that carries only new titles, with a special focus on Bethel authors, Connecticut authors, poets, publishers and illustrators. Additionally, we carry greeting cards, gifts, take special orders and offer gift cards. We will have exciting author events throughout the year, often on Sunday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. in the Upstairs Gallery across the hall from the bookstore. View event calendar. Learn more about the book groups at Byrd's Books. 

Ms. Hutchinson is the daughter of Nancy Ivison, who owned Pymander Bookshop in Westport for 30 years. Ms. Hutchinson served as its manager and buyer over the years. She also worked at Barnes & Noble when it first opened in Danbury. Her Master’s of Art degree is in Teaching (MAT) with an emphasis on Young Adult literature. Alice has two adult children: Sarah, who lives in Bethel; and Stephen, who lives in Manchester, NH.

On Sunday, July 15th at 4p.m., Byrd’s Books is thrilled to be hosting an author event with Mariah Fredericks, author of the brand-new book The Girl in the Park.

Follow Byrd's Books Online!
Facebook ☞  Website  ☞  Bethel Bulletin

We would like to thank Byrd's Books for participating in our Village Story Peddlers Post and look forward to hearing more about this wonderful, new bookstore. Happy Reading! 

Located on the second floor of a newly renovated Victorian that anchors the Dolan Plaza, Byrd’s Books is accessible through Molten Java


  1. What a sweet book store this is! I'd be inside all the time if I lived nearby. Love the Victorian style and those interior colors remind me of ice cream. Yum.

    1. Thanks for stopping by! It's a great store, and the building is extremely cool and historical : ) ~ F

  2. Replies
    1. Hi Patty! Great to hear from you- it's a very cool store : ) ~ F

  3. A lovely and cozy place to sit and read.

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    1. Kelly- It is adorable and the staff is so nice. A great place to get reading. :)

  5. Look at this fun place! I want it in my home. Wait! I want it FOR my home!

    1. Donna- I agree with you! I love it, too! ~F

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    1. Thanks, Barbara! It is a book store with so much character. :) ~Jess


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