Porter Square Books

Business Type: Bookstore

25 White Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140

Phone: (617) 491-2220

Website: http://www.portersquarebooks.com

Email: info@portersquarebooks.com

HOURS
Monday-Friday 7 am-9pm
Saturday 8am-9pm
Sunday 9am-7pm

A fiercely independent, full-service, general bookstore established by a group of experienced, dedicated booksellers. We offer a comprehensive, diverse selection of titles in a welcoming atmosphere. "Best of the New"--Boston Globe Magazine, 2005.

Check out our blog at http://portersquarebooksblog.blogspot.com

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danigrrl's picture

A terrific bookstore in the middle of Cambridge

The staff are super-helpful, I always find something that intrigues me, and they have great coffee and fresh rolls in the café! If you can find a seat, it's also a cozy place to hang out on occasion.

georgialyle's picture

A nice surprise for Porter Square

I have to admit, I was skeptical when I saw that a bookstore was coming to Porter Square. I don't know why, but I couldn't imagine it'd be worth my time. That opinion changed with my first visit. For a relatively small store in a busy shopping plaza, PSB has a good variety of books, lots of events, and frankly carries more interesting stuff than I'd have expected. Their customer program (free) is a great way of competing, at least a little, with the bargains offered a chain bookstores, and the cafe has solid coffee, tasty scones, and is a good place to settle in for a read, if you don't mind being near studying college kids. I really miss living near this bookstore.

DanaCameron's picture

The folks here are lovely.

The folks here are lovely. I've done several events here and they always make us feel welcome. Great selection, too...

Dana

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