After 53 years in business, Maple Street Book Shop will close its doors for the final time on June 17, the owners announced Monday morning. The bookstore, which carries a near cult following for its mission to “Fight the Stupids,” nearly closed in 2015, but after community support doubled sales, owner Gladin Scott decided to keep the business open. By late 2016, however, Gladin was worried about the store’s future again in the face of ever-increasing competition from Amazon and a general national trend of receding book sales… read more >
Maple Street Book Shop to close in June after 53 years
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