History

History

1960s(?) Vermont Book Shop in Middlebury has branch in Waitsfield

Waitsfield branch is on second floor of old high school building

1977  Tanya and Oliver Haskard buy Waitsfield branch and

establish Tempest Book Shop

1980  Tempest moves to Village Square, current location

1986  Rick takes over full-time from Mother and Oliver.

1987  We computerize our inventory.  First Books In Print on CD-ROM in

a Vermont book shop aids book searches.

Music on CDs comes in, and LP records bid farewell.

1996  Begin replacing watch batteries.

2005  Lionel trains installed around top of walls. 

2010  Video rentals begin.

Future   ???