Welcome to Books on the Square

We are available Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for Limited Browsing, Order Pickup, Phone Orders, and Contactless Parking Lot Pickup.  Order online 24 hours a day.

**Free Local Area Delivery on Tuesday and Friday**

Please Note:  Many of the high demand books that say 'On our Shelves Now' are on hold for other customers.  You can place an order and we will let you know when they come back in stock.  Thank you for your patience.

Black Voices Matter - Support Local Authors

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Come by and see our front window display featuring local Black writers, illustrators, poets, playwrights, and scholars, or you can browse and shop online here.

John Rocco Pre-order Giveaway!

How We Got to the Moon
by John Rocco

Pre-order a signed copy today!  Everyone who pre-orders by October 5th will be entered into a raffle for a special edition print signed by the author and a set of 5 greeting cards.  Five winners will be chosen.  Exclusively from Books on the Square!

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Pre-order Jabari Tries by Gaia Cornwall

Jabari Tries
by Gaia Cornwall

Get a limited edition illustration with your order!  While supplies last!  From the author of Jabari Jumps,available now!

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Boston Globe Horn Award - Saturday by Oge Mora

Saturday
by Oge Mora

Congratulations to local author Oge Mora, winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for picture books.

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

Browse our Indie Bestseller Lists

Independent Bookstore Day Merchandise

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Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 Cover Image
Death in Her Hands: A Novel Cover Image
 You Have Arrived at Your Destination : An exclusive SIGNED short story by Amor Towles Cover Image
 Exclusive DOUBLE vinyl album of FACE IT: A MEMOIR Cover Image
The Art of Protest Postcards (Set of 4) Cover Image
Open a Book, Open Your Mind Socks
 The exclusive BOOKSTORE DAY CANDLE : Oak, dry leaves, and sandalwood Cover Image
Ways to Make Sunshine Cover Image
Independent Bookstore Day Kids' Tote Bag

Featured Fiction & NF Bestsellers

All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #16) Cover Image
The Testaments: A Novel Cover Image
The Dynasty Cover Image
The Truths We Hold: An American Journey Cover Image

Recent Staff Picks

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Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir Cover Image
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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
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Writers & Lovers Cover Image
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I Go Quiet Cover Image
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Real Life Cover Image
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Things in Jars: A Novel Cover Image
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When We Were Vikings Cover Image
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The Seep Cover Image

Featured Books to Pre-Order

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The Book of Two Ways: A Novel Cover Image
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A Deadly Education: A Novel (The Scholomance #1) Cover Image
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The End of the Day Cover Image
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Whale Day: And Other Poems Cover Image
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Jack: A Novel Cover Image
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Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Cover Image
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The Searcher: A Novel Cover Image
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Missionaries: A Novel Cover Image

Featured Kids' Books to Pre-Order

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How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure Cover Image
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Saving Eli's Library Cover Image
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She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game Cover Image
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InvestiGators: Take the Plunge Cover Image

Featured Children's & YA Bestsellers

A Whale of the Wild Cover Image
The Silver Arrow Cover Image
Cemetery Boys Cover Image
Punching the Air Cover Image

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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