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Griffin Bay Bookstore Is Open Again (Click Here for More Details)

March 2, 2021 

Griffin Bay Bookstore Is Open Again

Griffin Bay Bookstore’s doors are open! We welcome you back to the bookstore after a two-week break with lighter hearts, our spirits buoyed by the many letters, notes, e-mails, and postings demonstrating your appreciation and thanks for what we do. Your kind words, your well-wishes were enlivening and encouraging as we started our break. We were relaxed and able to enjoy quiet times in the store to tidy up, spruce up, and complete our inventory. Thank you all for your warm and supportive messages. While we were closed, staff members had the chance to be a part of the ABA’s Virtual Winter Institute and were brought into contact with the resilience of America’s independent bookstores—the many booksellers who remain undaunted in spite of the many challenges and economic fallout the pandemic has wrought. This too buoyed us. It goes without saying that we all indulged in one of our favorite pastimes: reading and the luxury of reading to our heart’s content.

Griffin Bay Bookstore’s regular hours for spring will continue to be Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am—4:00 pm. Our safety protocols will be maintained. As usual there are many ways to shop: in the store, or by phone, e-mail, online on our website, Facebook or Instagram. We’ll continue to offer curbside pick-up, deliveries, shipping to home or elsewhere. In short, our customer service will be the same as before our two-week closure.

We are certainly looking forward to the day when we can extend our open hours, increase our inventory, and return to “normal” operations. We are cautiously optimistic about the immediate future, excited to be making plans to enhance the bookstore when it’s safe to do so. The ABA’s Winter Institute inspired us; we’ve a storehouse of creative ideas for the future. It goes without saying that we’ll be making changes gradually, all of them dependent on the trajectory of the pandemic. In other words, we’ll be watching the pandemic’s trends, and easing back into a new and enhanced bookstore.

In the meantime, we are happy to welcome you back to the bookstore. We are all eager to greet you, help you find what you’re looking for, and pleased to show off newly arrived books—just-released fiction and nonfiction.






The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524745578
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton - April 13th, 2021

Not on My Watch: How a renegade whale biologist took on governments and industry to save wild salmon Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735279667
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Canada - March 23rd, 2021

Afraid of the Light: A Story about Facing Your Fears Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611808148
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bala Kids - March 2nd, 2021

Seed to Dust: Life, Nature, and a Country Garden Cover Image
ISBN: 9781771647687
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greystone Books - May 4th, 2021

Lost in the Never Woods Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250313973
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Swoon Reads - March 23rd, 2021

A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393608908
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 30th, 2021

First Steps: How Upright Walking Made Us Human Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062938497
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - April 6th, 2021

Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound Cover Image
ISBN: 9780295748603
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Washington Press - April 24th, 2021

The Seed Keeper Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571311375
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milkweed Editions - March 9th, 2021

On Juneteenth Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631498831
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright - May 4th, 2021