Photos from Newtonville Books’ author-packed grand opening

Newtonville Books opened its doors at its new location a week ago, and the local independent bookstore at its grand opening this past Thursday night was packed even before the advertised 7pm celebration start date.

Boston-area literary notables, emerging writers and the general public intermingled at the new gorgeous space. Read on for photos of a few of them. Continue reading

Newtonville Books opens today at new location; grand opening is next Thursday, April 5

Newtonville Books in Newton Centre, MA

Newtonville Books in Newton Centre, MA

Newtonville Books has opened a day earlier than originally planned, and is open from 9am to 9pm today at its new location, 10 Langley Road in Newton Centre, Newton, MA.

The new hours are 11am-7pm Sunday, and 9am-9pm Monday to Thursday.

Its grand opening will be held next Thursday, April 5, at 7pm, with special guests mayor Setti Warren and authors Anita Diamant, Atul Gawande, Amy Hempel, Alice Hoffman, and Tom Perrotta, among others.

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Newtonville Books to move to Newton Centre this April

Newtonville Books announced tonight it will move to Newton Centre this April, due to increased demand for space for its events and from patrons closer to a T-stop. Its name will not change. Read the note sent via the bookstore e-newsletter from owner Mary Cotton, who will keep readers in the loop on the move, below. Continue reading