You’ll Fall In Love With This Quiet Connecticut Village That Has More Books Than People

The small village of Niantic occupies 3.5 square miles on the coast of Connecticut. The population is just over 3,000 people. But there is one thing this shoreline community has that far outnumbers the people — books. With a quirky used bookstore boasting multiple buildings spread across three locations and more than 500,000 books, the village of Niantic is a reader’s paradise.

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Have you ever visited this unbelievable mecca of books in Niantic? Learn more about this delightful little village here.

Address: Niantic, East Lyme, CT, USA