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Fairfield County’s Oldest Bookstore Celebrates Grand Re-opening

Fairfield County’s Oldest Bookstore Celebrates Grand Re-opening

Events near Stamford ApartmentsResidents of downtown Stamford, Ct. apartments will have a familiar place to visit for the latest bestsellers when Barrett Bookstore celebrates its grand re-opening this Saturday, September 7. Since opening on Broad Street in 1939, Fairfield County’s oldest independent bookstore has seen a lot of changes over the years including a move to its current location at Noroton Heights Shopping Center in 1989.

When customers visit the newly opened store they will notice several changes including a more open layout that creates a more inviting space. Additional highlights include a special area for middle readers and a cherry library case that will contain a collection of modern first editions. Hosting author signings and book club gatherings will be much easier with a space that can be easily converted for special events.

Old and new customers are invited to stop by Barrett Bookstore this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and check out the renovations. Grand opening visitors will receive 10 percent off any purchase and will have the opportunity to enter their name for a fantastic raffle prize including:

  • One Advance Reader Copy each month for a year.
  • Penguin boxed set of your favorite upcoming books.
  • Three Advance Reader Copies.
  • A chance to have a special Skype chat with an author (prize for book groups).
  • A set of the 15th anniversary edition of the Harry Potter series with newly designed covers (for younger readers).
  • Two fabulous new jumbo board books along with a plush toy (for youngest readers).

Located in Darien, Barrett Bookstore is just a short drive for Stamford apartment residents at Hoyt Bedford, Morgan Manor and The Townhouse. From mysteries to cook books to picture books, Barrett Bookstore has it all, and with events throughout the year, Barrett Bookstore may just become one of your favorite places to hangout. Regular store hours for Barrett Bookstore will be Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on the new and improved Barrett Bookstore, call 203-655-2712 or visit www.barrettbookstore.com.

If you are looking to rent a Connecticut apartment in Stamford, stop by the Leasing Center at 112 Hoyt Street, call Desiree at the Leasing Office at 203-325-3848 or you can text or call her cell at 203-223-1665 or visit the CTBestApts website.

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