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The Book Barn

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Incredible Accident

We were staying nearby in anticipation of an event north of Niantic the next day. We went out to... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
sarah t
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Cleveland, New York
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A Pilgrimage Destination

A book-lover's dream-our second visit in 3 years. It's probably a good thing that we live almost... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
mfitzgerald47
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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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All reviews book store main location book lovers love books different locations main store buy books prices are very reasonable could spend hours absolutely love this place plan on spending worth a trip huge selection happy place west main street couple of hours walk around
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We were staying nearby in anticipation of an event north of Niantic the next day. We went out to dinner and happened to drive by the book barn on our way to eat. We thought "we'll have to check that out after dinner." I'm so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sarah t
Reviewed 20 October 2018

A book-lover's dream-our second visit in 3 years. It's probably a good thing that we live almost 200 miles away. We visited the 4 locations on the same day and bought something at each location-each location has a specific inventory and a smaller general inventory....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mfitzgerald47
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We are huge fans of the Book Barn. We go several times a year and spent ages there, perusing books and just taking in the awesome atmosphere. We always find WAY more than we need, but can you really say that about books? We had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KraZ4food
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Like to go here a few times a year, go to find the books my authors write, try to catch up with the series. Like to browse and pick up other books that sound interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mamafargo
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you're looking to leave the technology behind and fall into being totally surrounded by books from any subject you desire, The Book Barn is the perfect place for you. Time stops here and if you are a reader, your fix can definitely be gotten...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Corcoroni
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great time visiting the book barn. Everyone is so kind and helpful. I love how the type of books are separated and in different little houses. It's a happy place to be with great deals on books for people who do lots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Come one, come all! Something for little people and grand people! Mini goats, a children’s fun play area with play structure, a koi fish pond with mini bridge, yummy snacks, book stack kitties galore (gorgeous long hairs) and witty signs to entertain and grant a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Northfielder2
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

If you like to read or if you even just like goats, you can’t go wrong here. More books than you can possibly imagine in a cool quirky atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BoardingPass566518
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

With at least five different locations throughout our town The Book Barn is a complete local gem. Can come here and sit down and read books or you can get all your summer reading for under $10. Don't buy another book by a famous author...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The first time I visited the Book Barn was back in 2012. Boy has it changed since then. I love all of the stores but my favorite is the original one with the gardens, fountains and ponds, playhouse and animals. I’m looking forward to brining...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mary S
21 May 2017|
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Response from Essem W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you certainly can! You can opt to receive cash or credit towards your (future) purchase. Be careful -- Book Barn can be picky about what they accept (which makes it all the better for us who purchase). Ask the employees... More
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Edie N
25 March 2017|
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