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Address: 41 W. Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357
Phone Number: (860) 739-5715
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A book lovers paradise

No matter what you genre preference is you can find it at one if the book barns 5 locations! Lots of $1 books and tons more for $4 or slightly more, they not only sell gently used... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Renee S
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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

No matter what you genre preference is you can find it at one if the book barns 5 locations! Lots of $1 books and tons more for $4 or slightly more, they not only sell gently used books it they also buy them. This is a must do destination for any reader

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This place was fabulous! Four different sites, with one of them downtown with the proprietor like the comic book owner on the Simpson's except smart and funny, and another location that looks like the miniature golf version of a book store with a cats in the garden, lawn chairs, a petting zoo, and various buildings with droll names and categories,... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I bought with my girlfriend probably 15 or so books for between thirty and fourty dollars. Hardcovers, best sellers... the place is the bomb!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I love books, and a barn that has lots, and lots of books, is my kinda place. It is great to look through all of the options they have. From history to mystery (hahaha that rhymed) and teen books to children books. I go at least 4 to 6 times a month. Great place!

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Niantic, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I love the Book Barn! I can buy books, read them in a week, and return them for credit to buy more books! Its the best game in town. The variety of books available in the four stores is unique and overwhelming at times. If you are a bibliophile planning a trip, plan at least 30-454 minutes just to browse.... More 

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I don't give many 5-star reviews. I guess I'm a tough "grader". To me, a 5-star rating is reserved for those places that capture our imaginations, inspire us, and nourish us in surprising and superior ways. The Book Barn is one of those places. Around every bend is a shed or spot where you can discover gently used books of... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

What a cool place to find treasures and explore the many books inside and out. Kids love it and so do I!

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place is a short drive from my home, and I am stunned to realize I've been missing out all these years. Thousands of books are crammed methodically and somewhat manically in a variety of adjacent buildings. All are clean, readable editions. We brought books to sell - they accepted many, but not all of them. We then proceeded to... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is a place to walk and looking for books. It has a lot supplies of books. If you enjoy to read this is a good place to go and get books!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you are a book lover, this is the place for you ... gently used books bought and sold ... as added bonuses there are gardens where you may picnic, cats and goats to pet, and an assortment of whimsey. There are six buildings at the main location (and three other sites worthy of visiting), Buildings have names such as... More 

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Additional Information about The Book Barn

Address: 41 W. Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357
Phone Number: (860) 739-5715
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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