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Welcome! The Spotty Dog Books & Ale is an independent bookstore and lounge/cafe, where we share our passion for books and writers with our customers in the Hudson Valley, the Catskills, and the Berkshires.
Situated in a beautiful old firehouse, we carry over 10,000 new books in all categories, including a large section of unique books and toys for kids and preteens, an expanded local section, History, Gardening, Food & Wine, G/L/B/T, and sections featuring local writers and interests.Whether you’re looking for a classic or cutting edge, we’re constantly adding new titles, so stop in to see what we have!
(Click on the event title for detailed listings about each event, or visit the Events page to see them all.)
April 5th: Ancient Ocean + Century Plants + Slow Collins
April 11th: Tough Day Tubing (Al Margolis + Crank Sturgeon + Walter Wright + Steve Norton) + Anastasia Clarke
April 19th: Mind Over Mirrors + Koen Holtkamp
April 23rd: Emily Bate + Zachary Fay + Liv Carrow
April 25th: if, Bwana & Leslie Ross + Stick Sellers
May 3rd: Sontag Shogun + Aaron Martin + Patrick Higgins
May 8th: Quiet in the Head
May 10th: Black Light Lighthouse + Arthur Brooks Ensemble+ Parashi
May 17th: The Moon + Scott Richards
May 23rd: Many Trails + Ohioan
May 30th: Sam Moss
May 31st:Linda Draper + Kath Bloom with Tom Hanford
June 7th: 8:00 Nat Baldwin + Otto Hauser ($7)
June 10th: Many Arms (featuring Colin Fisher)
June 21st: Aimee Norwich + Fiodor Dream Dog
Quiet In The Head - the chocolate theory from Jonathan Talbott on Vimeo.
Quiet In The Head is the ongoing musical project of guitarist Seamus Maynard and violinist Jonathan Talbott. Their original acoustical music has evolved over many years of playing together and is always an exploration of texture and …
...and independent businesses. Why should you support independents? Because of $100 spent at a local store, $68 stays in your community. Spend the same $100 at a national chain, and your community only sees $43. Also, more of your taxes are reinvested in your community--where they belong! Read more about independent booksellers >
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