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Bookends

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Old school book store with a lot of great author visits.

I like the ability to spend some time browsing in a book store. This place has a good selection... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
parkerw2014
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Ridgewood, New Jersey
via mobile
Little town book store

good visit. the prices are definitely high, but thats what you're gonna get if you don't order of... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Brooke K
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  • Excellent42%
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  • Terrible8%
27 Aug 2018
“Old school book store with a lot of great author visits.”
22 Jul 2018
“Little town book store”
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A small bookstore offering many author signings.
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211 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3817
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+1 201-445-0726
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Bookends is a great place to pick up the latest book or Ridgewood clothing. They also have Legos and gift sets!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Bookends is a great store offering new books and signings by the authors. Being on their mailing list provides announcements of their upcoming events, so if you are interested you won't miss out.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 376bobg
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Bookends has it all great selection, wonderful atmosphere and amazing authors come in for book signings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert F
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I like the ability to spend some time browsing in a book store. This place has a good selection. They also have amazing author visits that makes this a preferable way to purchase books vs the internet.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank parkerw2014
Reviewed July 22, 2018

good visit. the prices are definitely high, but thats what you're gonna get if you don't order of amazon. friendly workers and great environment. able to suggest books that would be good, which amazon can't do. also sell ridge wood apparel

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brooke K
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Not very well thought out long lines with little direction ,inside to small up stairs or down for volume of people like a heard of cattle. Up stairs really needs face lift old and out worn. I will however continue to go there because of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank astrangio
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Bad experience. Once my GD and 2 friends received their books, my wife followed them in. But in an angry way, the owner wanted to see her bracelet for entrance. Obviously she did not have one since we had never been told the day prior...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hack72
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Took my son to a book signing there and did not feel very safe, hundreds of people packed in a little hot basement, don't know how that could even be legal?? Now they did have a sprinkler system but I still can't imagine the township...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank despicableme13
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Do not go, do not support the town, parking ticket crazy and the store does not care, does not provide parking, pay the meter and still got a ticket, Ridgewood pd are lazy overpaid know nothings, with nothing better to do, I'm a family member...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DanD835
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This local retailer has become an institution in New Jersey. We certainly cannot count the number of prominent authors that have appeared at the location. Invariably, the line extends around the block. Located at the beginning of Ridgewood's "Main Street" (actually Ridgewood Avenue) which features...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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libraryfan
November 18, 2018|
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You should call the store, with advanced notice I am sure they can provide you with some accomodation.
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