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NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Connecticut

The best list of independent Connecticut bookstores


  • City Title Bethany
  • Address 1 20 Sperry Rd.
  • Phone (203) 393-1240
  • Type Used books
  • City Title Bethel
  • Address 1 126 Greenwood Ave.
  • Phone (203) 730-2973
  • Type New books
  • City Title Bridgeport
  • Address 1 85 Ferris St.
  • Phone (203) 576-9168
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Feminist
  • City Title Darien
  • Address 1 314 Height Rd.
  • Phone (203) 655-2712
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • City Title Guilford
  • Address 1 81 Whitfield St.
  • Phone (203) 453-4141
  • Type New books
  • City Title Kent
  • Address 1 10 N. Main St.
  • Phone (860) 927-4104
  • Type New books
  • City Title Monroe
  • Address 1 447 Monroe Turnpike
  • Phone (203) 459-1579
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's

Located in the heart of downtown Mystic, Connecticut, Bank Square Books is a locally owned and operated bookstore with a great selection of books and helpful, knowledgeable staff. A cornerstone of the community for 25 years, the store has something for everyone, including bestsellers, classics, children's books, gifts, cards, and toys, plus a wide range of author events. Its sister store is Savoy Bookshop & Café in Westerly, RI.

  • City Title New Canaan
  • Address 1 35 Elm St.
  • Phone (203) 966-4545
  • Type New books
  • City Title New Haven
  • Address 1 1082 Chapel St.
  • Phone (203) 776-4040
  • Type New books
  • City Title Niantic
  • Address 1 41 W Main St
  • Phone (860) 739-5715
  • Type Used books

The Main Barn is located just on the outskirts of downtown Niantic, and has five additional buildings: Ellis Island, the Annex, Hades, the Haunted, and the Lat Page.

We have been providing rare and scholarly books to institutions, researchers, collectors and the booktrade for 58 years. Please search our website and be pleasantly surprised by the exotic range of titles being offered. As we only have 5000 books online, we invite your inquiries via email () which will promptly be checked against our 200,000 volume inventory. Our primary specialty is out of print Yale University Press books of which more than 50,000 individual volumes are in stock.

  • City Title Old Saybrook
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  • Address 1 146 Main St.
  • Phone (860) 388-6850
  • Type Primarily new with some 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.
  • City Title Ridgefield
  • Address 1 404 Main St.
  • Phone (203) 431-9100
  • Type New books
Visit our shop in the the heart of this beautiful and historic New England town and browse thousands of interesting titles in many fields. Whether you're after vintage pulp fiction or finely bound classics, we're happy to help you discover something that will delight. We are also a full-service art gallery, regularly presenting exhibitions and with a rotating stock of unusual and beautiful finds--vintage prints, photographs, posters, and paintings.

A full service bookstore right here in the Valley! We have many selections to choose from, and if you don't see it in the store, we can easily order it for you. We also have cards, bookmarks, gift items and much more! Stop in to say hello and pick up a book or two. We'd be happy to see you!

Welcome to BOOKCLUB Bookstore & More - your local & independent bookstore! We offer pre-owned and new books, author appearances and monthly book discussions. We proudly work with CT authors & artisans. 

Our Mission is to encourage literacy and a love of reading through creating an engaging, community-oriented space for children. To this end, we also endeavor to provide creative and useful supplies to the teachers who put their heart and soul into the education of our children.
  • City Title Washington Depot
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  • Address 1 2 Green Hill Rd.
  • Phone (860) 868-0525
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
Washington Depot's local independent bookshop for over 60 years! The Hickory Stick Bookshop has a great selection of books, music, calendars, greeting cards, book accessories, and gift items.
  • City Title Westbrook
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  • Address 1 1551 Boston Post Rd.
  • Phone (860) 391-9525
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Metaphysical/New Age, Regional
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
  • Events Author Signings, Readings

Burgundy Books is an award winning bookstore located at the lovely Water's Edge Resort on Long Island Sound. We host bestselling authors and cultural events.

A Winsted, local bookstore encouraging reading, thought, and civic action. 


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