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I’m a Used Bookstore Nerd – Shakespeare & Co.

Before I get into that I want to report that I had so much fun at the Sustainable Living Expo 2014 held Mar 29. A few people came up to the booth asking why there was a library at the … Continue reading

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OCUB @ Sustainable Living Expo 2014

Otter Creek Used Books will be at this show, March 29th. And looking forward to it. Used books fit right into this philosophy. Look for Hannah in the gym, booth #M43.  She’ll have oodles of books available for sale from … Continue reading

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21st Annual Vermont Book & Ephemera Fair

Check out this event!  Many of your favorite Vermont used bookstores will be there. All together under one roof! So much fun and so much to see: Nancy Drew to books from the 1600s, stock certificates from the 1800s, to … Continue reading

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Otterly Rambles

So much for New Year resolutions! That’s all I’m going to say about that. The year has so far been very good to the store. I’ve been busy with SPS – sorting, pricing, shelving. That is what my time has … Continue reading

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Meeting 2014 Head On!

Hard to believe but here is 2014. I never do resolutions but this year I’m so into it. Thought I’d share some of what I’ve written down with the store in mind: More bookcases! More shelves! More postings More books … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

“Perhaps that is where our choice lies — in determining how we will meet the inevitable end of things, and how we will greet each new beginning,” from the book BURNING by Elana K. Arnold. Happy New Year one and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Otter Creek Used Books!

Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas tonight! ********** For the Christ Child who comes is the Master of all, No palace too great and no cottage too small. ~ Phillips Brooks Wishing you all a very, merry Christmas! -Barbara

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Seven Otterly Amazing Years!

Wow! It is so hard to believe that it has been seven years since I purchased the store! Seven years! The time has certainly flown. Previous Main Street Location, Middlebury, VT I’ve learned a lot about retail, the used book … Continue reading

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Otter Poetry

Original art by Hannah Harding-Minton River-Mates by Padraic Colum I’ll be an otter, and I’ll let you swim A mate beside me; we will venture down A deep, dark river, when the sky above Is shut of the sun; spoilers … Continue reading

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@foundhello discovered in Marble Works

See the green post-it notes?  The other day, my daughter, Hannah, just returned to the store from checking the mail and walked from the Big Yellow Room towards the Children’s Room when she let out a squeal, “We got a … Continue reading

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