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!

Photo: Carol Mark

Photo: Carol Mark

We still have HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD  in stock!

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Scenes from our midnight party on the eve of the book’s publication:



Nick (Harry) and Terry, our Harry Potter staff Mugglewallexperts.





Our Muggle Wall is still up.  Stop by and share your thoughts on the Wall.




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A happy Muggle leaving the store after midnight with his copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!





Friday, August 19 is the kick off for the Ridgefield Art Walk.  art walk
Books on the Common  will host a reception from 5 PM – 8 PM for Ridgefield artist Tina Sturges, whose beautiful paintings will be displayed in our windows through September 11.


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