About Scattered Books

Matthew Van Fleet Book Signing at Scattered Books Book Store

Welcome to Scattered Books!

Scattered Books is Chappaqua’s own family owned and operated bookstore. Located in an antique house at 29 King Street, Scattered Books is a small town destination for gifts, author signings, events for kids and adults and of course, books! We happily serve Westchester County, NY including Chappaqua, Pleasantville, Armonk, Briarcliff Manor, Bedford, Mt. Kisco, Katonah & beyond. We accept online orders and ship anywhere.


Scattered Books prides itself on friendly service & recommendations, gifts for all, special orders, bookish gifts, a private party room and so much more. We carry bestsellers, staff picks, fiction and non-fiction, eclectic accessories and amazing candles by A Cheerful Giver. Dedicated shelves holds teen reading, middle grade chapter books, graphic novels and picture/board books for our younger audience. Our selection of children’s fiction and non-fiction is complimented by toys and puzzles from Innovative Kids, Floss & Rock, iScream, eeBoo, Usborne and others.


The Scattered Books Literary Lounge is the perfect spot to rent for any occasion and also the venue for our creative and thematic kids parties. Custom party favors available with or without a party. And of course, Acorn and Oatmeal, our bookstore bunnies are always here to enhance your shopping or party experience.


We cannot say thank you enough to the community, the authors who have signed with us and all our patrons from near and far. We are happy to report that we were named a 2016 family favorite by Westchester Magazine and Best of Westchester 2017 and 2018, and have been in the news multiple time as well:


Meet Our Staff!