The Kennett Bookhouse

The Kennett Bookhouse

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Miss you Tom.
R.I.P. Good Man .
Please see a private message I sent regarding some Chester County framed prints you may be interested in selling for us?
Happy birthday, Tom! ❤️

Independent bookstore selling new books and bookish gifts in a beautiful, unique 120+ year old building in the heart of historic downtown Kennett Square.

Parking is available in a rear lot off Cypress St.

Operating as usual

09/17/2021

We’ll be closed this coming Sunday through Friday. Open again with regular hours on Saturday the 25th with lots of new books for browsing!

We’ll be closed this coming Sunday through Friday. Open again with regular hours on Saturday the 25th with lots of new books for browsing!

09/08/2021

Just a few of our favorite new releases this week!

Just a few of our favorite new releases this week!

08/04/2021

Ready for something new to read?? All of these excellent new releases (and more!) are now in store!

Ready for something new to read?? All of these excellent new releases (and more!) are now in store!

[07/07/21]   The Bookhouse will be closed for the day tomorrow, Thursday the 8th. Open again on Friday. We apologize for any inconvenience!

07/01/2021

The Bookhouse will be closed on the 4th of July. Enjoy the holiday!!

Also, please note that our hours are slightly changing for the season. We’re happy to schedule a shopping appointment if you aren’t able to stop in during regular hours.

The Bookhouse will be closed on the 4th of July. Enjoy the holiday!!

Also, please note that our hours are slightly changing for the season. We’re happy to schedule a shopping appointment if you aren’t able to stop in during regular hours.

06/11/2021

Brief change to our hours: we will be closed this Sunday the 13th through Thursday the 17th. Open again on Friday the 18th at 11am and looking forward to seeing you then!

Brief change to our hours: we will be closed this Sunday the 13th through Thursday the 17th. Open again on Friday the 18th at 11am and looking forward to seeing you then!

Photos from The Kennett Bookhouse's post 06/02/2021

Here’s some of this week’s fantastic new releases in fiction, non-fiction and YA!
Stop in to check out the new selection, Tues to Sun from 11a to 5pm 📚📚📚

05/19/2021

Current staff favorites! We’re really enjoying these titles (and covers 😍) this month. Have you read any of them yet?

Current staff favorites! We’re really enjoying these titles (and covers 😍) this month. Have you read any of them yet?

04/23/2021

This Saturday, every in-store purchase earns a prize in honor of Indie Bookstore Day! Randomly drawn prizes include discounts, gift cards or free merch 🎉 Stop by to browse our 2 floors of books from 11am to 5pm

This Saturday, every in-store purchase earns a prize in honor of Indie Bookstore Day! Randomly drawn prizes include discounts, gift cards or free merch 🎉 Stop by to browse our 2 floors of books from 11am to 5pm

Photos from The Kennett Bookhouse's post 04/06/2021

Check out some of the new books that have arrived this week!

[04/03/21]   The Bookhouse will be closed tomorrow, Sunday April 4th. Open again on Tuesday from 11 to 5pm. See you then!

03/09/2021

If you only plan to read 1 or 2 books this spring, I strongly recommend you pick one of these! Both are standouts and in my top faves of the year so far. Chris Whitaker and Kate Quinn have each crafted an excellent story with memorable characters that are not to be missed!
#readkennett

If you only plan to read 1 or 2 books this spring, I strongly recommend you pick one of these! Both are standouts and in my top faves of the year so far. Chris Whitaker and Kate Quinn have each crafted an excellent story with memorable characters that are not to be missed!
#readkennett

03/02/2021

Another week of AMAZING new titles hitting the shelves 🔥! Not sure which one to start with? You really can’t go wrong... And we’re here to help you decide 😄

Another week of AMAZING new titles hitting the shelves 🔥! Not sure which one to start with? You really can’t go wrong... And we’re here to help you decide 😄

02/18/2021

Closed today for snow ❄️ See you tomorrow!

Closed today for snow ❄️ See you tomorrow!

02/07/2021

We’re closed today for snow. In the meantime, have you seen Historic Kennett Square’s compilation of winter reading recommendations yet? The full list is available on our bookshop .org page (link below) or on HKS’s page in yesterday’s newsletter. Most of these titles are available in store or at the Library.

Stay warm and safe, and we’ll see you Tuesday!

https://bookshop.org/lists/winter-reading-ideas-from-bookish-kennett-squareans

We’re closed today for snow. In the meantime, have you seen Historic Kennett Square’s compilation of winter reading recommendations yet? The full list is available on our bookshop .org page (link below) or on HKS’s page in yesterday’s newsletter. Most of these titles are available in store or at the Library.

Stay warm and safe, and we’ll see you Tuesday!

https://bookshop.org/lists/winter-reading-ideas-from-bookish-kennett-squareans

02/03/2021

New Books 📚 New Books 📚 New Books
And there’s several more not pictured 😁

Open thru Sunday 11a to 5p

New Books 📚 New Books 📚 New Books
And there’s several more not pictured 😁

Open thru Sunday 11a to 5p

[02/02/21]   Closed today for weather. Stay warm and safe, and we’ll see you tomorrow!

01/22/2021

Time for a short refresh! The Bookhouse will be closed from Sunday through Friday this week so that we can refresh the shop after the holiday season. We will be back open on Sat the 30th, ready for you to browse our cozy rooms!

Time for a short refresh! The Bookhouse will be closed from Sunday through Friday this week so that we can refresh the shop after the holiday season. We will be back open on Sat the 30th, ready for you to browse our cozy rooms!

01/05/2021

New books for a new year! So many fantastic new releases out and coming this month. Which one to read first?? 🔥📚✨

#readkennett

New books for a new year! So many fantastic new releases out and coming this month. Which one to read first?? 🔥📚✨

#readkennett

12/31/2020

Cheers to a New Year 🍻 May your 2021 be healthy, happy and peaceful ✨

Cheers to a New Year 🍻 May your 2021 be healthy, happy and peaceful ✨

12/23/2020

Holiday hours:
Open 11a to 5p today
11a to 3pm Christmas Eve
Closed Christmas

11a to 3p New Year’s Eve
Closed New Year’s Day

Wishing you all the best this holiday season!

Holiday hours:
Open 11a to 5p today
11a to 3pm Christmas Eve
Closed Christmas

11a to 3p New Year’s Eve
Closed New Year’s Day

Wishing you all the best this holiday season!

12/06/2020

Just a few of the new releases now in the shop, or coming Tuesday. Looking for a specific book? Let us know!

Open 11-5p everyday except Monday. Curbside pickup, local delivery, or online shopping thru bookshop .org are also available 📚📚📚

Just a few of the new releases now in the shop, or coming Tuesday. Looking for a specific book? Let us know!

Open 11-5p everyday except Monday. Curbside pickup, local delivery, or online shopping thru bookshop .org are also available 📚📚📚

11/28/2020

Goodnight, friends ✨ We really appreciate all of the love and support you’ve shown us this Small Business Saturday and everyday! ❤️

Goodnight, friends ✨ We really appreciate all of the love and support you’ve shown us this Small Business Saturday and everyday! ❤️

11/27/2020

Kick off the holiday season with us and save 20% on all used books! This weekend only. Open Friday thru Sunday 11 to 5, plus an extra hour to 6pm for Small Business Saturday!

Kick off the holiday season with us and save 20% on all used books! This weekend only. Open Friday thru Sunday 11 to 5, plus an extra hour to 6pm for Small Business Saturday!

11/22/2020

Wish you could mail gift-wrapped books to all your friends and family without leaving your couch and pjs?? And still support your local bookstore? Now you can!! When you shop online with us at bookshop. org, you can add gift wrap for only $2 or less per book 🙌 They offer silver ✨ or red satin with ribbon. Consider your holiday shopping done 🎁🎁🎁 !
Link to start shopping:
https://bookshop.org/shop/kennettbookhouse

Wish you could mail gift-wrapped books to all your friends and family without leaving your couch and pjs?? And still support your local bookstore? Now you can!! When you shop online with us at bookshop. org, you can add gift wrap for only $2 or less per book 🙌 They offer silver ✨ or red satin with ribbon. Consider your holiday shopping done 🎁🎁🎁 !
Link to start shopping:
https://bookshop.org/shop/kennettbookhouse

11/20/2020

Several great new releases this week! And Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu just won the National Book Award for fiction 🏆📚

Several great new releases this week! And Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu just won the National Book Award for fiction 🏆📚

11/15/2020

The highly anticipated new book by President Obama arrives this Tuesday! It’s not too late to get your copy. Our price is $38 (list price $45). Contact us or stop in to purchase.

The highly anticipated new book by President Obama arrives this Tuesday! It’s not too late to get your copy. Our price is $38 (list price $45). Contact us or stop in to purchase.

Photos from The Kennett Bookhouse's post 10/30/2020

We’re ready for all of your holiday shopping needs. Now open on Sundays; stop in to see what’s new! 📚🎁📚

10/13/2020

We’re still offering curbside pickup and free local delivery in addition to in-store shopping. Private appointments are also available. Just let us know how you’d like to shop!

10/06/2020

Today’s new releases! From rural Ireland to China during WW2, there’s a lot of mystery, drama, devils and magic in these excellent reads.

[09/25/20]   The Bookhouse will be closed Tuesday thru Thursday next week. Re-opening at noon on Friday the 2nd. We apologize for any inconvenience!

09/18/2020

Now back in stock! These hot bestsellers are finally back on the shelf. Let us know if you want to reserve your copy!

09/16/2020

A new, longer table in the front room makes for better book browsing!

09/10/2020

So many excellent new releases this month! These are just a few. I’m pretty sure everyone will enjoy Anxious People; it’s that good. Which titles are you most looking forward to reading this fall?

08/25/2020

Helen Macdonald’s latest is “a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world.” If you enjoyed H is for Hawk, this one is for you!
#readkennett

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130 S Union St
Kennett Square, PA
19348

Opening Hours

Wednesday 11am - 5pm
Thursday 11am - 5pm
Friday 11am - 5pm
Saturday 11am - 5pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm
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