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CLOSED 7/17. STORE HOURS: Tues/Wed/Thurs, 12 - 6. Fri 12 - 7. Sat 11 - 6. Sun 11 - 3. Masks required for in-store shopping. Order online for US shipping or free Greenfield delivery.
CLOSED 7/17. HOURS: T/W/Th 12 - 6. F 12 - 7. Sat 11 - 6. Sun 11 - 3. Masks required for in-store shopping.


  • Introducing Date Night!
    May 13, 2023

    Introducing Date Night!

    Date Night is now up and running for reservations! Book a private date for two after hours on Thursday and Friday evenings. Your date includes: A private hour of browsing and shopping in-store A table for 2 in our mystery...

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  • A note on our mask policy
    May 21, 2021

    A note on our mask policy

    Dear customers and friends, Following last week's CDC announcement, the state of Massachusetts has determined that beginning 5/29 fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear face coverings inside or outdoors. Under both state and federal guidelines, individual businesses can...

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  • What a Year
    March 20, 2021

    What a Year

    March 14, 2020 was our last 'normal' day of business before COVID. It was also one of our best sales days ever at Federal Street Books after only five months under our ownership. There's no way we could have predicted...

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  • Winter
    January 4, 2021

    Winter Renovations

    We'll be temporarily closed 1/10 - 3/6 to do some much-needed work inside the store. You can still order online for US shipping or Greenfield delivery!
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  • Last-minute Gift Ideas
    December 18, 2020

    Last-minute Gift Ideas

    With just a week left before Christmas, and opportunities for online shopping diminishing (or getting more expensive), we thought we'd highlight some options that are easy to order online and pick up curbside between now and December 24! (We're also...

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  • Announcing Our Featured Authors Collection
    June 26, 2020

    Announcing Our Featured Authors Collection

    Federal Street Books is committed to supporting and expanding access to works by black and indigenous writers. Though most of our inventory has been used books, we have recently invested in brand-new titles that include fiction and non-fiction, memoir and anti-racist education, for adult and young readers.
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