Welcome to Books on the Square

We are available Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 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.

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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!

More information here

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

Browse our Indie Bestseller Lists

Featured Fiction & NF Bestsellers

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Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
Intimations: Six Essays 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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Here She Is: The Complicated Reign of the Beauty Pageant in America Cover Image
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Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
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All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #16) 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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Guess Who Is Behind the Door: A Counting Book in 4 Languages Cover Image
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She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game 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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