By the Books is a thoughtfully curated used bookstore in downtown Peterborough. It is attached to By the Bridge restaurant, so on a weekday you can actually eat your lunch while browsing books. The books are carefully curated to be in very good shape and of interest to the clientele. Subject areas of particular focus are award winning books, books by authors from different countries, and books chosen to make you think. There is a good selection of classics as well as mysteries, and children’s and young adults books. More importantly the owner is happy to have a chat with you and ensure that you walk out the door with your next great read.
384 Water St.