I heard about a great book, but I can't find it in your store. Can you order it for me? 

Absolutely, we order books for our customers all the time. There's no cost for shipping, and most books arrive in 2-3 days. 


Do you have a membership program? 

Indeed we do! Thanks for asking. Here are the levels of membership we offer. 
Community Member: I want to support my local bookshop. $30 Annual Fee ā€“ receive your card and a $5 automatic coupon in our system for every $50 you spend, and receive 10% off during your birthday month!
Community Space Supporter: I want to help sustain & grow my local bookshop and its Community Space. $75+ Annual Fee ā€“ receive all benefits of a Community Member, a 15% discount on all space rentals and party fees, owner invitations and priority seating at special Short Stories events, and your name listed with our thanks in a Community Space Supporter listing on our website.
Iā€™m a Supporter T-shirt: $25 for non-members, $15 for members and supporters (unlimited quantity).


Do you offer any discounts? 

Yes! We offer 10% off to senior citizens, veterans and active-duty service members, and college students from Drew, College of St. Elizabeth and FDU, and teachers. For all discounts, please show us the relevant ID to receive the discount before we ring up your purchase. 


Our school/business/group is having an author visit. Can you handle the book sales? 

Absolutely. Send an email to books@shortstoriesnj.com and someone on our off-site events team will get in touch soon. Thanks for helping support your local independent bookstore! 


Do you charge a fee for your events? 

Our standard fee is $75/hr with a minimum of 2hrs. Please send us an email at books@shortstoriesnj.com to discuss you event so we can tailor it just for you! We host author events, music events, community events, workshops, birthday parties, and more!