About Us



     One finds the Cricket Book Shop housed in a charming building tucked in the quiet village of Ashton, and to those who have religiously returned over the years, it signifies going back to the days when shopping was an enjoyable and civilized experience.  


     Longtime customers are warmly greeted as family members, and strangers are welcomed as newly made friends.  And indeed there are many longtime customers as the Cricket has been in existence for 50 years.


     At the Cricket you can still find knowledgeable and helpful staff anxious to offer assistance if needed.  Or you may find, as have many customers, that just browsing undisturbed for an hour or two can offer as much enjoyment.  


     So, if the irritation of indifferent clerks, monotonous merchandise, clogged highways and endless parking lots send you into "mall shock," perhaps a short drive to the Cricket will restore your spirits. And you too will count yourself as a member of the ever growing family of satisfied customers

                                                                        We hope to see you soon!
                                                                   Sharon, Mary, Nancy & Marianne

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed


    The Cricket Book Shop has provided the community with a wide selection of new books, adult and young adult books, and children’s books since 1969.  Not only do we carry a unique assortment of books, but we also offer a vast collection of choice gifts, estate jewelry,  hand crafted pottery and many items Made in America.


No matter what you are looking for you can find it here, ranging from children’s toys and stuffed animals to jewelry, from bath and body products to kitchen supplies, from greeting cards for any occasion to specialty holiday items.

If the particular book that you need is not on the shelf we will order it for you- at no extra charge. 



                    MONDAY 10-6

                    TUESDAY 10-6

                    WEDNESDAY 10-6

                    THURSDAY 10-8

                    FRIDAY 10-6

                    SATURDAY 10-6

                    SUNDAY 12-5

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