Welcome to Books on the Common — Ridgefield’s proudly independent bookstore since 1984. We carry books on all subjects for adults and children — over 18,000 titles in stock, with millions more just a day away. We also feature a large selection of quality greeting cards, stationery, gift items and gift certificates. Stop in and see us!

Please click HERE for our many exciting upcoming events, including talks by Mike McIntire, Kevin Peraino, Rich Cohen,  Michael Korda and Roz Chast!

Kids!  Come join Books on the Common for Reading Without Walls. Pick up a reading bingo card and expand your reading during the month of August. Once you have read 5 new and different books bring in your bingo card for a special prize.

Congratulations to Darwin and Ellen, recipients of the 2016 Phyllis Pacadolmi award.


Chris Nolan and Ellen enjoying Darwin’s acceptance speech.

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