Holiday ordering and shipping deadlines 2017

Here's what you need to know about getting books in time for the holiday!


We recommend shipping packages from Greenlight by Wednesday, December 13 for delivery by Christmas Eve (subject to UPS Ground shipping conditions).  You can use the UPS shipping time calculator to find more specific estimates for your destination (Greenlight in Fort Greene ships UPS ground from zip code 11217, Greenlight in Prospect Lefferts Gardens ships UPS ground from zip code 11225).



For pick up in store orders that are currently in stock at the store: online orders must be placed by 3:00 PM on Sunday, December 24 for fulfillment on Christmas Eve.

For books not currently in stock at the bookstore, the following deadlines apply for arrival in the bookstore by Christmas Eve:

  • Not available from our distributor, but available direct from publisher (listed online as "Availability: Special Order"): order by Monday, December 11
  • Available from our distributor warehouse (listed online as "Usually ships in 1-5 business days"): order by Monday, December 18

Please contact us if you have questions about the availability of a particular titles.  Thanks for shopping local and independent this holiday season!

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