Tag Archives: book stores

Otter Updates

We’ve been very busy in the store! So many books have come in so most of the time it’s been going through them – SPS (sorting, pricing, shelving). Slow and steady. Civil War to local authors and fiction and a … 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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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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Random Thoughts on Used Bookstore Daily Activities

Sitting here thinking of what I should write and nothing specific is coming to mind. So this post is going to be of random thoughts from this used bookstore lady. This year for the Middlebury Arts Walk I have been … Continue reading

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The Rumpus Continues for Two More Days!

As the chalkboard sign indicates there is a 50% sale going on for all books. I call it a secret sale. In other words, you have to be walking in or by to note the sale as well as see … Continue reading

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A Total Used Bookstore Geek

  Yes, I admit it wholeheartedly! I am a used book geek. I throw in used bookstore because well, I own a used bookstore (duh!) so actually does that make me a double-geek? I don’t care. That’s who I am … Continue reading

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[Used] Books vs E-books

Right off, my comparison is going to be a lot different than you are probably use to. As a seller of used books I’m not frightened of e-readers. Not at all. Why you ask? Well, let’s look at the differences. … Continue reading

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Otter Creek Used Books On Stage

I went online and snagged the following photos posted on the college’s Middlebury Campus newspaper [http://middleburycampus.com/2013/01/27/into-the-woods/]. I just had to show the set. Be forewarned! You are going to swoon. All the books came from the store and the pages … Continue reading

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And Starring….Otter Creek Used Books

Yes, books from the store will be starring in Middlebury College “J” term’s production of INTO THE WOODS. How much fun is that? A lot of fun! Ok, there will be college actors and all that but seriously it’s all … Continue reading

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