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The Whitney Book Corner

600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1503
+1 518-377-4670
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Hidden Gem!

This place has everything for all your book/gift needs. Lots of selections including fiction... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
minniemeris
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All around lovely establishment!

The prices are fantastic, their staff is friendly, and the books are in amazing shape. The... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
Sraedi B
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1503
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+1 518-377-4670
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This place has everything for all your book/gift needs. Lots of selections including fiction, non-fiction, DVDs, books on the arts, history, cooking, gardening, politics, travel and did I mention the kids' section? Large, beautiful resource books for kids, early readers, young adults, I could go...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The prices are fantastic, their staff is friendly, and the books are in amazing shape. The whole organization is volunteer run, ALL of the books are donated to the library/Whitney and all profits go straight to programs at the library, kids events, adult programs, loads...More

1  Thank Sraedi B
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

While I don't know that this shop has a lot for book collectors it has a great selection of current books in very good condition. Prices are great and proceeds help the library so how can you go wrong.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I am a fanatical book collector, so I usually visit the Whitney Book Corner at least twice a week. New used books come over from the main library on Mondays and Fridays, and there is usually quite a good selection between fiction and nonfiction. It...More

3  Thank Shirley D
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The store is staffed by friendly volunteers and has a great selection of used books. And be sure to visit the first Thursday night of each month from 4-7 - all books half price!

2  Thank cwit
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