Big Chicken Barn Books, Ellsworth

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  • July 6, 2017
    The Big Chicken Barn is part of our pilgrimage to Mt. Desert Island, south of Ellsworth. We come back every few years. We always find something. We enjoy both shopping for antiques and old books and m...  more »
  • July 6, 2017
    This place is huge and you could spend hours looking at books and antiques. We spent over an hour which was long enough for us. Saw some nice things but weren't willing to pay their prices. Still, it ...  more »
  • June 19, 2017
    We spent 4-1/2 hours here, mostly upstairs with the books and magazines. If you like books and old magazines allow a lot of time, there are thousands. The books and magazines are arranged and categori...  more »
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  • March 26, 2017
    I adore this place. If you're really into historic books and magazines this place is for you. I can spend hours pouring over old issues of women's magazines for here. Everything is well labeled and organized, the place is huge though.
  • October 5, 2016
    I'm not sure why the other reviewers had such a bad experience, but the selection of books is wonderful (and they're very well classified), the prices are reasonable, the employees are friendly, and the bathrooms are clean (although frankly, I don't go to a bookstore for the bathrooms).
  • August 11, 2016
    15 minutes before they closed they were booting me out of the store and being very rude. When I was looking at books upstairs and they turned the lights off (knowing I was still up there) 15 minutes before they closed. Wish I could give them less than one star.
  • September 5, 2016
    Wow... Such mixed reviews. I am going today... We will see!
  • February 22, 2017
    Family run and friendly

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