Bookstores in Connecticut

A guide to the best independent
Connecticut bookstores

Bethany

Whitlock's Book Barn- 20 Sperry Rd. - (203) 393-1240 - Used books

Bethel

Byrd's Books - 126 Greenwood Ave. - (203) 730-2973

Bridgeport

Bloodroot Feminist Bookstore - 85 Ferris St. - (203) 576-9168 - Specialty: Feminist

Darien

Barrett Bookstore - 314 Height Rd. - (203) 655-2712

Greenwich

Diane's Books of Greenwich - 8A Grigg St. - (203) 869-3680 - Specialty: Family

Guilford

Breakwater Books - 81 Whitfield St. - (203) 453-4141

Kent

House of Books - 10 N. Main St. - (860) 927-4104

Madison

R.J. Julia Booksellers - 768 Boston Post Rd. - (203) 245-3959

Monroe

Linda's Story Time - 447 Monroe Turnpike - (203) 459-1579 - Children's books

Mystic

Bank Square Books - 53 W. Main St. - (860) 536-3795

New Canaan

Elm Street Books - 35 Elm St. - (203) 966-4545

New Haven

Atticus Bookstore - 1082 Chapel St. - (203) 776-4040

The Student Book Supply - 409 Prospect St. - (203) 432-6101 - Specialty: Religion

New London

Monte Cristo Bookshop

38 Green St
Phone: (860) 608-5902
Type: Primarily new books with used books
Specialty: General Interest, Children's, GLBT, Mystery
Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards
Events: Author Signings, Readings, Music
Find us: Facebook // Twitter

We are a 2700 sq ft new and used bookstore open 7 days a week located in the Historic Waterfront District in downtown New London, Connecticut. We sell new and used books of all genres and all ages. Owned and operated by husband and wife Christopher and Gina Jones, we opened our doors on 1 2/12/12. Our startup expenses were partially funded using “crowd-funding” and those efforts appeared in national news and blog stories. We still are frequently cited by bestselling authors and get featured in national publications regularly.

New Milford

Bank Street Book Nook - 50 Bank St. - (860) 354-3965

Niantic

The Book Barn - 41 W. Main St. - (860) 739-5715 - Used books

The Book Barn Store Four - 55 W. Main St. - Used books

The Book Barn Downtown - 269 Main St. - (860) 691-8078 - Used books

The Book Barn Midtown - 291 Main St. - (860) 691-3371 - Used books

 

Old Saybrook

Harbor Books Old Saybrook CTHarbor Books

146 Main St.
Phone: (860) 388-6850
Type: New & used books
Specialty: General Interest
Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards

Harbor Books is situated on Main Street in Historic Old Saybrook, CT. Where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound. Selling New & Used Books on all subjects, we have an interesting Nautical Section and a wide selection of books on Katherine Hepburn, a lifetime Old Saybrook resident.

Ridgefield

Books on the Common - 404 Main St. - (203) 431-9100

Sharon

Darren Winston, Bookseller

81 Main St.
Phone: (860) 364-1890
Find us: Facebook

Shelton

Written Words Bookstore - 482 River Rd. - (203) 944-0400

Storrs

UConn Co-op - One Royce Circle, Unit 101 - (860) 486-8525 - General books dept

 Washington Depot

Hickory Stick Bookshop - 2 Green Hill Rd. - (860) 868-0525

Westbrook

Burgundy Books Westbrook CTBurgundy Books

1285 Boston Post Rd.
Phone: (860) 391-9525
Type: New books
Specialty: General Interest, Children's, Literary, Metaphysical/New Age, Mystery, Regional
Sidelines: Greeting Cards/Postcards, Gifts
Find Us: Facebook

We are an independent bookstore on the Connecticut shoreline specializing in author events. We sell new books. 

Partner's Village Store - 865 Main Road - (508) 636-2572

 

 

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