Welcome to the award-winning Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Welcome to Once Upon A Time Bookstore -- established 1966

We are thrilled to be celebrating our 51st year in the community and have FABULOUS events planned.  We pride ourselves on our recommendations, events, and activities that have built community and kept families coming back to us for generations.  Shop, browse, and follow us (FACEBOOK (@ONCEUPONATIMEBOOKSTORE), INSTAGRAM (@ONCEUPONATIMEBKSTORE), TWITTER (@ONCEUPONATIMEBK)) as we have exciting upcoming events at your favorite family bookstore. THANK YOU for shopping local and for helping us to remain the Oldest Children's Bookstore in the Nation!

Happy Reading!


Words of Wisdom from America's Oldest Children's Bookstore

Read about how we have worked to be America's Oldest Children's Bookstore and learn about other great children's bookstore who have showed the importance of independent bookstores to the communities they serve. Read article here

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Staff Picks

The scientific process for kids with magical animals! The cover alone is all your young reader needs to see with this adorable new early chapter book series. Zoey with the help of her cat Sassafras and her handy Thinking Goggles uses deduction and the scientific process to find the best way to help the magical creatures that come to their door in need of care and love. Cute black and white illustrations with a helpful glossary in the back for those carefully introduced scientific words like hypothesis. My new go to recomendation! - Jessica