You’ve found your way to The Galaxy Bookshop, a proudly independent bookstore located in downtown Hardwick, Vermont. We are believers in the written word, the power of stories and the importance of community. We believe that books are integral to all aspects of life, and we are honored to play a role in putting books into the hands of readers.
The Galaxy Bookshop carries a broad, hand-picked selection of books in all genres, for all ages, as well as a just as carefully chosen variety of cards, toys, puzzles, and literary-themed gifts. Browse our website to get to know us or, better yet, stop in and visit us when you’re in the area!

16106049_10155014390691661_7506836082812908062_nLocated at 41 South Main Street in Hardwick, Vermont

Store Hours: 
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday – Friday,
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day
Closed December 25 & 26
Closed January 1


Looking for gift ideas? Browse the New England Independent Booksellers Holiday catalog by clicking on the image on the left.

Trouble with that link? View the PDF version here.




Book Wish List

We’ve also made it easy to create your own Wish List right at The Galaxy Bookshop! Stop by to fill out your wish list and enter your name in a drawing to win a copy of Vermont: An Outsider’s Inside View, by Edward Rubin OR The Last of the Hill Farms, by Richard Brown!



Shop locally for e-books and digital audiobooks!

Download the “My Must Reads” app (available through any app store)  to your e-reader, tablet, or smart phone, and dig in! Some free downloads are available on the homepage to get you started.

VT Bookstore passport mapHave you picked up your Vermont Bookstore Passport yet?

Take a tour of Vermont’s independent bookstores! Pick up a passport at The Galaxy Bookshop (or any of the other 20 participating stores) and be sure to get it stamped at each stop. No purchase is necessary. There are prizes for visiting 5, 10, 15, or all 20 stores. (But, really, isn’t the reward in experiencing each of our stores’ unique settings and selections of books?) We look forward to seeing stamped passports come through our shop and hearing about your favorite bookstore visits!