Bluestockings Cooperative Bookstore
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Bluestockings Cooperative Bookstore

Every day

11am to 7pm Tuesday-Sunday/1pm to 7pm on Mondays


116 Suffolk St

New York, New York 10002

(917) 409-0440

Bluestockings Bookstore & Activist Center

Bluestockings is a 100% volunteer-powered and collectively-owned bookstore, fair trade cafe, and activist center in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Bluestockings carries over 6,000 titles on topics such as feminism, queer and gender studies, global capitalism, climate & environment, political theory, police and prisons, race and black studies, radical education, plus many more! You can also find fiction, sci-fi, poetry, magazines, zines, and journals. alternative menstrual products and other oddly hard-to-find good things.

Bluestockings hosts readings, workshops, performances, discussions and films almost every night. See their events calendar ( for details on upcoming events. When visiting the store, take a look at thecommunity bulletin board to learn about other events happening around the city