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Bear Pond Books

77 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2931
+1 802-229-0774
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Long Live the Independent Bookstore

We came for a book signing. Like every thing else in Montpelier this was easy, hippie- casual and... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Springfield, Virginia
via mobile
A day in the world of books

Although a small bookstore in Montpelier, Vermont, the staff is always helpful with books to read... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Christine Z
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77 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2931
+1 802-229-0774
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We came for a book signing. Like every thing else in Montpelier this was easy, hippie- casual and friendly. Loved the Vermont cookbook section in the store & selection of local chocolates & humor items. Just a wonderful way to spend an afternoon.

Thank MK E
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Although a small bookstore in Montpelier, Vermont, the staff is always helpful with books to read. A great place to spend some hours and bucks

Thank Christine Z
Reviewed 14 January 2017

In this day and age of vanishing bookstores, this place is a real find! We loved walking around here because they have something for everyone. If you are looking for a Vermont souvenir, there are books that cover local history or are written by local...More

Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Was in Mont for the first time and read the reviews about this book store. It is everything that everyone says. A great selection of books for young and old, a cozy atmosphere and a delightful staff. Don't leave town without going in, especially if...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Bear Pond is a Montpelier institution and a classic, old fashioned bookstore. Lots of shelves groaning with myriad titles; old, worn wooden floors; helpful staff who will order what you need or, if you don't know what you want, will gladly make suggestions. Not a...More

Thank SWB48
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Wow, this book store, with a restaurant in the fron, t was totally awesome. If you are a book lover, you are in paradise here: children's books, local authors and local history, gardening, history, fiction, etc. Besides book, s I purchased a card with a...More

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Love Bear Pond. Love the Staff Picks. I would have given it a 5 star review if their were comfortable chairs to read in and used books. BUT I LOVE THAT WE HAVE IT. MAY IT THRIVE FOR A LONG LONG TIME!

Thank Dian P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

One of Montpelier's great attractions! Be ready for a leisurely and relaxed stroll through aisles of books. If you have questions, the knowledgeable staff is ready with answers and recommendations. If you want to browse in peace, have at it! There's a special section for...More

Thank GreenMountainGirls
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great selection, wide range of interests. Not a giant bookstore, but a place with heart and a love of books. Creaky floors, no interior decorators have gussied the place up. Just walls and tables of books, remainders, calendars, maps, travel books, and greetings cards. Run...More

Thank MontpelierGuy
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is what an independent book store should be! Nice selection of book, including second hand books and friendly staff. One of the best selections of food related books I have seen.

Thank Alderaani
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