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 54th 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

Oasis: A Novel Cover Image
Indestructibles Creep! Crawl! Cover Image
A Night Divided (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
Cat Stickers (Dover Little Activity Books) Cover Image
What the Woods Keep Cover Image
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) Cover Image

Our Adult Bestsellers This Week

Little Women (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions (An Auntie Poldi Adventure #1) Cover Image
Dad Jokes: Good, Clean Fun for All Ages! Cover Image
By the Book: A Book Club Recommendation! Cover Image
The Hobbit: Pocket Edition Cover Image
Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image

Exciting new signed books!

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Penny and Her Sled Cover Image
Tears of Frost (Heart of Thorns #2) Cover Image
Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers Cover Image
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Call Down the Hawk (The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1) Cover Image
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Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation Cover Image
Dinosaur Yoga 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. 

Read more. 

Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

The Novice may seem like the traditional hero fantasy adventure book, but is far more complex and full of many more charachters (good and bad) which contribute to the fast and rocky plot full of pot holes. The traditional hero part of this story attracts many readers while the excellent story telling by Matharu leaves us wanting mroe. - Kaitlyn, customer age 12