Welcome to the Chatham Bookstore

the bookstore storefront on Main Street, Chatham, NY

Welcome to the Chatham Bookstore

Community through books

We offer current and classic books for all ages and a fine selection of art supplies. We invite you to visit our store and be a supporter of Main Street, Chatham, New York.

Wendy Holmes Noyes
Street Paintings Mostly from Melbourne
Exhibit: July 5-August 31

Wendy Holmes Noyes<br/>Street Paintings Mostly from Melbourne<br/>Exhibit: July 5-August 31


In visits to Australia over the past ten years, Spencertown artist Wendy Holmes Noyes has recorded images of “alleyways, doors, brick walls…a kind of endless outdoor museum.” These “Street Paintings Mostly from Melbourne” will be on exhibit at the bookstore.


Lucy Frank
Two Girls Staring
at the Ceiling

Saturday, August 9, 5-7 pm

Lucy Frank<br/><em>Two Girls Staring<br/> at the Ceiling</em><br/>Saturday, August 9, 5-7 pm

Lucy Frank is the author of eight young adult and middle grade novels, and the winner of the PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship.  Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling, a novel-in-verse, is about two very different teenage girls who share a hospital room and an illness.  This visit with Lucy Frank features two teens from Carol Rusoff’s Hudson Teen Theatre Project reading selections from the book . A conversation with Thomas Chulak from the bookstore and Q&A follows.