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The Book Barn, Niantic

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  • Fell upon this place and spent hours. Any book you are looking for. Prices $1.00 to $4.00. Gardens , reading areas, places for kids to play, toys bikes. little barns and nooks, each holding a differen...  more »
  • What an adorable and fun twist to a book store! I love and it is easy to get lost in all of the selections of books! I can not believe how many books I bought for $1.00! What a great place!  more »
  • Even if you're not in the need of any particular books, come here just to see it! There is no book store quite like this, with it's mix of books located both indoors and outdoors. If you are looking f...  more »
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  • This is a book lover's heaven right on the main road with multiple locations up the street on Main St. In town with genres galore. Prices are great, get there early for parking. Lots to do besides book hunting...there's buildings, outdoor carts, book niches and paths leading to more books, games, goats, gardens and even Rapunzel's tower...fun place
  • Because we are book junkies!!! And we looove cats. The cats were very blase, towards people, though. But, they probably see THOUSANDS, a day!! If you've never been, and you love to read, plan on being here, ALL DAY!!! (And making LARGE exchanges!!) Wonderful place!! Be sure to sign the guest book, and be sure to visit all the buildings, and all four locations!! (All near each other.)
  • This place is SO cool!!! It has a bunch of buildings, all with themes and music and thousands of used books for sale. There is a little animal area with goats and the kitties were hiding somewhere. The perennial flower gardens surrounding the entire pkace are amazing with fish ponds, fountains, all kinds of garden statues including gargoyles and fairies. And there's also 2 play areas fir little ones with swings, climbing house, little tykes cars and tots etc. And a basketball hoop. No charges for parking or admission and plenty if staff to answer questions. Cool place if you like books!
  • I have been coming here since 2008. I love the quirky atmosphere and the abundance of wonderful books. The staff is fun and knowledgeable. All together a great time.
  • As someone who loves books, often runs out of things to read, and is trying to create a collection of several of my favorite series, I found this place AWESOME. Anybody from a history buff to YA fiction fangirl to younger kids can get the books they want, almost always in very good condition, for much less that you would have to spend to get them new. I recommend these stores to any book lover.

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