Bookstore Cafe

Bookstore Cafe

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe has established itself as a New York downtown institution and tourist destination for the last decade. 

Special events many nights of the week, an exceptional range of books, movies, and music, and a fully stocked cafe make this a great place to meet friends, relax, read, write, and shop!

Our one-of-a-kind space is available for rent, and we host weddings almost every weekend.

All of our stock is donated, and we are staffed almost entirely by volunteers, so 100% of our profits go to fund Housing Works' lifesaving services.

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Alerts
JUL 19
Early Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
JUL 23
Closed ALL DAY for a Private Event
AUG 17
Closed All Day for Annual Staff Appreciation Event

Thank you for understanding our fundraising efforts!

AT THIS LOCATION:
Books
LPs
CDs & DVDs
Cafe
Public Programs
Space Rental
126 Crosby St
New York, NY
212-334-3324
Store Hours:
Mon - Thurs
10AM - 9PM
Fri - Sun
10AM - 6PM

The Cafe

If the store is open, the cafe is serving! Enjoy fresh food and drink, including tea, coffee, beer, wine, donuts, sweet and savory pastries, sandwiches, salads & soups, all served by our friendly volunteers. This year we will also be offering regular themed cocktail specials! 

We are proud to serve the following brands:

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What's happening today:

JUL

16

JUL

22
Bookstore Cafe

Summer Art Book Sale

Selected art books $10 or less! Members always get an extra 10% off

JUL

19

7–10PM

Bookstore Cafe

The Moth StorySLAM

Upcoming Events

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Our Mission

Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.

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