You'll Love Everything About This Haunted Bookshop In Connecticut
With Halloween right around the corner, there is no better time to check out this haunted bookstore in Connecticut. The Book Barn houses an ever-changing collection of more than 500,000 used books. Explore all of the titles in the network of four locations all within one mile of one another in the charming village of Niantic. There is one of these locations that has a haunted bookshop, enter if you dare!
The Book Barn has four unique locations. The first location, the Main Barn, has the original barn of books plus 5 additional buildings in the compound on the outskirts of town. Store 4 is just a short walk from the Main Barn while the downtown and midtown shops are in the heart of Niantic.
The Haunted Bookstore is one of the additional buildings in the Main Barn complex. The two-story building was once a Halloween party spot until a few boxes of books were put there for storage. One thing led to another and now the Halloween barn has been filled with books and absorbed into the mighty complex.
Hunt down mysteries and thrillers in the Haunted Book Shop. A few cats also call this place their home. Is the shop really haunted? A few say they have felt chills or saw something in the barn while others have shopped without the slightest paranormal vibe.
Explore all of the annexes to the Book Barn. Additional buildings to check out include Ellis Island, the Annex, Hades, the Last Page, and of course, the original Main Barn. Each is home to different kinds of titles, so pick the spots that suit your book-loving tastes the most or forage into the unknown for a new read.
Besides the innumerable books available, the Book Barn has plenty of spots to sit and enjoy the atmosphere or plunge into your newest find. Many people bring picnics, as hunting through this complex can take hours.
Bring the whole family to this book lover's paradise. The kids will enjoy visiting with the resident cats and goats. There are also garden games like checkers and Connect Four available to keep younger members of the family occupied.
The Haunted Bookstore may or may not have ghosts or spirits, that's up for you to decide. It does have cats and they would love to meet you. If you are too much of a scaredy-cat yourself, you can still explore the rest of the Book Barn's charming buildings.
Find the Main Book Barn Complex at 41 West Main St., Niantic, CT 06357. Learn more about all of the Book Barn locations by visiting their
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