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 53rd 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 on 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!


Our Children's Bestsellers This Week

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Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) Cover Image
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Saving Winslow Cover Image
Grandma Loves You Because You're You Cover Image
Jack and Jill and Big Dog Bill: A Phonics Reader (Step into Reading) Cover Image

Our Adult Bestsellers This Week

A Beautiful Blue Death: The First Charles Lenox Mystery (Charles Lenox Mysteries #1) Cover Image
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Cover Image
Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion Cover Image
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The History of Bees: A Novel Cover Image
Thrilling Tales of the Montrose Search and Rescue Cover Image

New Year, New Books!

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Saving Winslow Cover Image
I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home Cover Image
Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire Cover Image
Wild Bios: Frida Catlo Cover Image
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How Audiobooks Grew the Reader in Me

I was 7-years old and I did not want to read.  I knew that I was able to but I felt that something was missing.  I come from a tradition of voices: pirate growls, southern drawls, prim ladies, and bold animals.  My mother was a drama major in college and used her talent to engage and enchant my sister and me every night as she read or made up stories for us.  Every word had energy and intention; the sleepy house made me long for naptime and the adventurous cowboy had me jumping all over my room. But I was never able to get the stories to come to life in the same way when reading by myself. 

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Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

Original with inventive twists in the journey of finding horses! - Maureen