Journaling Workshop with Molly Salans, November 2


Join us on Sunday, November 2 for Molly’s journaling workshop! 4:00 to 6:00 pm at 30-A Hollis Street, Groton. Molly writes: “Through meditation, poetry, writing prompts, and shared storytelling, I will guide you into a safe, conscious, and creative atmosphere for this wondrous exploration!” Email or call 978-392-5998.

Weekend Hours Oct. 11 – 12


The store will be open today, Saturday Oct. 11, noon till 4:00; closed tomorrow, Sunday.

New Hours for the Fall


We are open 10:00 till 6:00 Tuesday to Friday; till 7:00 on Thursday; and on weekends from noon till 4:00. On the weekends, please call 978-448-BOOK before coming out — the proprietor sometimes attends book fairs or the like.

Fall 2014 hours

We have lots of events in the works for the fall. Stay tuned here and on our mailing list (sign up for that below right).


Second Hand Prose Books Has Moved to Groton!


After 6 years on Great Road in Acton, we moved the store to Groton, Massachusetts. We wound down in Acton the last day of June, 2013, and reopened to the public in Groton on Tuesday, July 9th at

30A Hollis Street
Groton, MA 01450
978-448-BOOK [-2665]

It's simple to get there: 23 minutes is all it takes to drive the 12.7 miles out Route 119. (Bear right on Hollis Street just past the Groton town hall. The store will be on your right in 1/4 mile.)

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Hope to see you in Groton!