Store Policies  

Payment Methods Accepted


For the Web Site Purchases:
Checkout with PayPal OR as a Guest if you are not PayPal member.


When checking out you will see PayPal as the payment option.


Choose PayPal, even if you are not a member.


The window it takes you to will have an option to 
"Check Out As A Guest", using your credit or debit card on the lower right hand side.


If you have any problems, please call (315-597-0210) or email [email protected]) us.


For In-Store Purchases:
MasterCard, Visa, Discover
**Your credit card is not charged until we ship your order.


New York State Personal Check made payable to Village Bookmarket. 
**There is a $30 charge for all returned checks. 

***When paying with a check, the book(s) will be held for 15 days awaiting payment.  After 15 days the books will be placed back on the shelf for sale. 


Book Procurement 


**are always looking for interesting and unusual editions. 
**like to have books on hand that cannot be found just anywhere. 
**give unneeded/unwanted books a temporary home so they can be found by new people who will love and enjoy them. 
**purchase books when the budget allows. 
**gratefully accept donations. 
**enjoy variety and work to carry a wide range of subjects, but, please, no romance novels, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, encyclopedias, or highly inappropriate material.


In-Shop Pick Up 

If you call or email a few days in advance, we'll have the books you'd like to browse waiting for you. 


Sales Tax

New York State residents, although the default is set at 8%, Sales Tax will be adjusted according to the area to which it is shipped.  Sales Tax is determined by where the book is received.

Sadly, shipping in New York State is also taxable.


*Returns accepted for any reason with prior notice and within 14 days of receipt. 
*When returning an item we ask: 
*You contact us as soon as possible. 
*You to return the book(s) in the same condition as shipped. 
*That you repackage the item in the same manner as it arrived. 


Postage & Shipping 
*New York State residents:  Shipping is taxable (insert sad face here).
*We ship anywhere and use the US Postal Service exclusively.
*All packages include USPS Delivery Confirmation.
*Almost all of our orders ship within 2 business days.
*An email notice is sent when an order is ready to ship indicating when it will be shipped (that day or the next business day) and giving you Delivery Confirmation information. 

 It is helpful if you:

*Make sure your address is correct and accurate.

*Our postal program automatically checks the addresses with and we print delivery confirmation and Zip+4 bar codes on most U.S. orders to ensure safe and timely delivery.  
*On rare occasions it will tell us “no such address exists”.  If this happens we will contact you to verify your address and this may slow up the shipping process. 
*You can verify and correct your address by going to and getting the proper postal information. If you do this, your packages from many online merchants will arrive much faster.


*The Shipping Options are set as follows:  

US Shipping


Most economical and preferred method: 
Media Mail

**This is the most economical way to ship books. 
**Delivery time averages 5-14 business days to arrive. 
**There will be exceptions in this service (both faster and slower) but the package usually arrives within that time frame. 
**USPS charges for Media Mail are based on the weight of the package.  Our default shipping rate is set $3.99.  
**If your order's weight exceeds the default we will contact you for your approval before completing your order.


If time is a concern:

Priority Mail 
Delivery time averages 3-5 business days. 
Flat Rate Envelope   $5.25
Flat Rate Box    $12.00


Express Mail
Delivery time averages 2 business days. 
Flat Rate Envelope   $30.00  **There is a size/weight limit with Priority Mail and Express Mail Flat Rate envelopes/boxes.  If the order is too big or heavy to fit in the envelope or box, we will contact you as soon as possible to discuss your options.  Non-flat rate Priority or Express Mail will be much more expensive.


International Orders


USPS Priority Mail International 
Delivery time averages 21-36 business days.
Canada and Mexico:  $20.00
Other countries:  $28.00
 **These prices are for UPSP Flat Rate Envelopes.  There is a size / weight limit with Priority Mail and Express Mail Flat Rate envelopes / boxes.  If the order is too big or heavy to fit in the envelope or box, we will contact you as soon as possible to discuss your options.  Non-flat rate Priority or Express Mail will be much more expensive and will need to be determined by weight and shipping zone.