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
DEC 17
Closing at 5PM for Event Set-up
DEC 20
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
DEC 24
Early Closing at 5PM
DEC 25
Closed All Day
DEC 31
Early Closing at 6PM
JAN 02
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
JAN 17
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
FEB 12
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
FEB 21
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
MAR 14
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
MAR 21
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
APR 09
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
APR 17
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
APR 25
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
MAY 16
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
MAY 21
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
JUN 11
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM
JUN 20
Closing at 6PM for The Moth StorySLAM

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:

DEC

12

10–11AM

Bookstore Cafe

Storytime and Singalong for Kids

Join Ingrid Running for reading, singing, and dancing appropriate for kids 3 and under and their caretakers. $5 per family at the door.

DEC

12

7–8PM

Bookstore Cafe

American Chordata Issue 8 Launch

Celebrate issue eight of biannual literary and visual culture magazine American Chordata.

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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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