When One Bookstore Door Closes, Another Opens

Laura Larson ’85, an Ithaca High School and Cornell University alumna, moved to Ithaca at nine years old. She recalls her love for reading and frequenting the plethora of bookstores available in Ithaca during her childhood — because of this, she dreamed of opening a bookstore someday.

After 45 Years, The Bookery Will Close

In 1975, Ithaca resident Jack Goldman — who spent a year as a graduate student at Cornell in 1967 — opened The Bookery, now located in the Dewitt Mall. Now, it’s time to turn the page.