Book Selection

Begin Your Next Adventure

What to read next? Our store is a place of learning and wandering imaginations. We select our books carefully, cultivating a balanced collection of current titles and eternal classics that will appeal to every one of our guests. We encourage you to browse, to relax, and to wander through the store.

Children's Selection

We devote a section of the store specifically to inspire kids' active imaginations and foster a love of reading.

Young Adults

Novels exploding with new worlds, stories of triumph and loss, and award winning graphic novels for young adult readers.


Today's favorites and eternal classics spanning from mysteries, romance, and adventure for the avid or casual reader.

Cooking, Home & Garden

Get inspired to cook, decorate, and garden the way you always hoped. Find specialty items and interests in each category.


Learn a bit more about the Green Mountain State from these authors celebrating Vermont through guidebooks, photography, and narratives.


Plan a trip or just take a journey through the pages of these informational yet fascinating guidebooks.


Our poetry collections feature local favorites to renowned writers.

History & Current Events

No more dusty textbooks. Dive into history and current events through vivid voices, honest memoirs, and fascinating perspectives.


There's so much to explore in this great big world.

Cards & Gifts

We stock an array of delightful gifts and cards, crafted with care to fit the occasion.

Games & Puzzles

There are so many ways to challenge your brain.

Toys & Stuffed Animals

Our youngest guests enjoy our colorful books, but sometimes they prefer stuffed animals.

Stationary & Art Supplies

We carry tools for writers and artists. Quality stationery, unique journals, paints, and much more.

As an extension of Bridgeside Books, Bridgeside Home allows for the pursuit of creativity in a different direction. This section features vintage, upcycled, and one of a kind small furnishings, much of which Hiata has been collecting for years.

Home accessories Waterbury VT
Tea selection Waterbury VT


Which of our teas, tea cups, or tea towels might be just the thing you’ve been looking for? We have an eclectic assortment of teas and tea accessories.

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