Welcome to Books on the Square

We are requiring masks if you are unvaccinated.
We will still be wearing masks in consideration of others.  Thank you!

Expanded Hours as of 9/7/21:
Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
--And Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

**Order online any time.

Hello, Hanukkah! by Susan Novich with Raffle Prizes
Book Launch with Susan Novich, author of Hello, Hanukkah!
Saturday, October 2nd at 1pm - Pre-order a signed copy today and get entered into a raffle!

Everybody in the Red Brick Building, Ill. by Oge Mora
Book Launch with Oge Mora, illustrator of Everybody in the Red Brick Building
Saturday, October 23rd at 11am - Pre-order a signed copy today!

We are featuring Rhode Island on one of our front display tables.  Come in and browse our Rhode Island themed books, puzzles, stickers, gifts, and more.  We also have some books for exploring Rhode Island below.

Explore Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Family Hiking Guide and Journal Cover Image
Rhode Island Off the Beaten Path(R): A Guide To Unique Places, Seventh Edition Cover Image
Weekend Walks in Rhode Island: 40 Trails for Hiking, Birding & Nature Viewing Cover Image
Rhode Island (Falcon Guides Best Easy Day Hikes) Cover Image

Our Recent Staff Picks

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No Gods, No Monsters (Convergence Saga #1) Cover Image
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Between Tides Cover Image
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The Hunter and the Old Woman Cover Image
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Eva Evergreen and the Cursed Witch Cover Image
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Cat Problems (Animal Problems) Cover Image
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The Bucket List: An Agent John Adderley Novel Cover Image
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Tokyo Ever After: A Novel Cover Image
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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
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Damnation Spring Cover Image
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Time for School, Little Blue Truck Cover Image
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An Atlas of Extinct Countries Cover Image
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Reborn in the USA: An Englishman's Love Letter to His Chosen Home Cover Image
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Falling: A Novel Cover Image
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Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship Cover Image
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The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream: The Hunt for a Victorian Era Serial Killer Cover Image
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Comparrotives (A Grammar Zoo Book) Cover Image
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Golden Girl Cover Image
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Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020 Cover Image
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Carbon: One Atom's Odyssey Cover Image
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Diary of a Young Naturalist Cover Image

Featured Books to Pre-Order

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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
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Call Us What We Carry: Poems Cover Image
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Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
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The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
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The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel Cover Image
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Under the Whispering Door Cover Image
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The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery Cover Image
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The Last Graduate: A Novel (The Scholomance #2) Cover Image
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Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays Cover Image
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Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters Cover Image
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Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography Cover Image
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Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence Cover Image
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Crossroads: A Novel Cover Image
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April in Spain Cover Image
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Fight Night Cover Image
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The Survivors Cover Image

Featured Fiction & NF Bestsellers

The Madness of Crowds: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #17) Cover Image
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel Cover Image
The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War Cover Image
50 Hikes with Kids New England Cover Image

Featured Children's & YA Bestsellers

Friends Forever Cover Image
Doodling 101: A Silly Symposium Cover Image
The Witch Haven Cover Image
Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche Cover Image

View are our top 10 bestsellers for 2020.
--How many have you read?

Browse our Indie Bestseller Lists

Featured Books Page - Browse & Shop Online
--Including New & Noteworthy Books, Cookbooks, Gift Books, & Staff Picks.

Black Voices Matter - Support Local Authors

Browse and shop our page featuring Local Black writers, illustrators, poets, playwrights, and scholars.

Kids' Store with Bestsellers, Brain Quest, New Books, and More!
You can also check out our Kids' Page!

Books to Go - Parking Lot Pickup

Free Parking Lot Pickup
--Call us at 401-331-9097 to place your order and pay over the phone.
--Pull into the parking lot, call us, and we'll bring your order out to you.

Free Local Delivery on Tuesday and Friday to:
Wayland Square, College Hill, Thayer Street, East side of I-95 to the Pawtucket line,
Rumford, and East Providence north of I-195.

Our 2019 Top Ten Book Lists

Indie Celebrations

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