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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!
March 20th: Mike Tamburo + Alexander Turnquist + John Lindaman
March 28th: Party Boat + Careers
April 5th: Ancient Oceans + Chalaque + 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 + Matt Weston + Parashi
May 17th: The Moon
May 22nd: Many Trails + Ohioan
May 30th: Sam Moss
June 7th: 8:00 Nat Baldwin + Otto Hauser ($7)
June 10th: Many Arms (featuring Colin Fisher)
June 21st: Aimee Norwich + Fiodor Dream Dog
An evening of experimental music on Saturday, May 3rd at 8:00 p.m. $7 cover.
Sontag Shogun is a Brooklyn-based piano / electronics / tape loops project. Pooling their influences from modern classical, improvised and ambient musical spheres, they create long-form shape-shifting compositions that are at times lush and melodic as …
...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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