Curling up with a good book is one of life's simple pleasures, and finding just the right book for your child is easy at one of New Jersey's independent bookstores. With curated lists of favorites for all ages from toddlers to teens, cozy reading nooks, and treats and gifts for sale, indie booksellers have something for everyone in the family.
Owned by dedicated bibliophiles who care about their communities, these bookshops offer children's programs, storytimes, author visits, and a great selection of books for everyone. Stock up on reading material before your next road trip, stop in during the holiday season, or shop local for children's birthdays.
Read on for our favorite indie bookstores in New Jersey!