All about Us

Nantucket Bookworks 
We are a full-service, general interest bookstore selling new books, with a small selection of out-of-print Nantucket titles. We have an extensive children's room, card room, Young Adult section, and Nantucket Book section. Also, you never know what kind of eclectic sidelines might wind up in the store. Our mission is to surprise and delight our visitors on a daily basis!

Bookworks and Mitchell's have teamed up to offer enhanced services such as ordering online to pick up in stores, e-books, inventory stock check, combined events calendar, and more! Please visit the home page for each store for more about each specific location. 


Nantucket Map

We are happy to be located on Nantucket Island, 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Find Nantucket Bookworks downtown, between the Jared Coffin House Inn and the Brotherhood of Thieves restaurant. Broad Street is the street straight up from the Steamship Authority dock, and is about 4 blocks parallel and to the North of Main Street.

Our store address is 25 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA, 02554


Our Benefits Program

Bookworks Benefits the Island and You!

Once you sign up to be a Bookworks Benefits member, every time your purchases reach $200, you will receive a $10 coupon to go toward your next purchase.

Also, each time you make a purchase at Bookworks, 1% of the total value will be donated to your designated organization.

There is no cost to you and no card to carry.

Complete the sign-up form and you will receive an email confirming your Bookworks Benefits membership has begun. Your telephone number will be used as your ID number (it's unique and easy to remember). Your number will be kept in confidence.

When making any purchase at the store, just tell the bookseller your ID number and your purchase will be recorded on your account. When ordering via the website, enter your ID number in the comments section on the order page. How does it work? 

Benefits Sign-up Form

Our Non-Profit Partners

Special Orders 

Stack of Books

We do the legwork and track down whatever you're looking for, whether it be a new release or an out-of-print title.

80% of special orders arrive in the store within 5 business days. There is no shipping charge for books picked up in the store. We make every effort to let you know if a book is unavailable or will be delayed.

Out of print searches vary all over the road, but please allow at least 2-4 weeks.

Call us at 508-228-4000 or email us at

Employment at our Bookstores

Do you love people and books in equal measure? Now accepting applications for key positions at Mitchell's Book Corner and Nantucket Bookworks.

Click here for detailed job descriptions 

Email Wendy Hudson at with your letter of interest, resume, and salary requests.