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 52nd 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!


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Spectacular Storytime with Isabel every Thursday at 11 am


 

Our Children's Bestsellers This Week

Noah Webster and His Words Cover Image
Squid and Octopus: Friends for Always Cover Image
Flowers for Algernon Cover Image
The Pearl (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) Cover Image
The Call of the Wild (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
The Kite That Bridged Two Nations: Homan Walsh and the First Niagara Suspension Bridge Cover Image

Our Adult Bestsellers This Week

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Cover Image
The President Is Missing Cover Image
Be Here Now Cover Image
Daditude: The Joys & Absurdities of Modern Fatherhood Cover Image
Hunting Shadows: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries #16) Cover Image
Calypso Cover Image

Our Book Picks for Grads!

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For Every One Cover Image
Sometimes You Fly Cover Image
Miss Maple's Seeds Cover Image
The Wonderful Things You Will Be Cover Image
Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties Cover Image
The Alchemist Cover Image

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

Looking for Dad in all the wrong places, Weil's musical background lends flair and realism to this unique plotline that will pull readers in immediately. Defying odds, the 806 crew find family on this teen road trip full of hijinks, humor and plenty of heart. One wild ride not to be missed! - Maureen