35 Elm Street New Canaan, CT 06840

Open Monday thru Saturday
9:30-5:30 PM

Sunday 12-5 PM

Join Elm Street Books for wonderful author events. Check the location for each author event. Most programs are complimentary, but we do ask you to register.

Spend $150.00 and get a free Elm Street Books tote bag!!

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Digital Audio Books, Kids & Gifts



Coming in December

Local author Patricia Dunn will speak about her debut young adult novel Rebels by Accident on
Sunday, December 7 at 2PM @ the New Canaan Library.
Booksigning will follow.




Lots of Barnaby books in stock.


Nantucket author & illustrator Wendy Rouillard has created a great line of books and toys around her
Barnaby Bear character.

Young children in your life will love following his adventures!

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Bring your gently used violins (child sized), cellos or guitars to ESB for donation to

(Kids Empowered By Your Support)





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Save the Date
At the Stamford Ferguson Library

November 19th @7PM

David Baldacci

The Escape

Sold Out Wait List

Author and Chef Betty Rosbottom will be back at Elm Street Books to sign her latest yummy cookbook.

Saturday November 22 12noon - 2:30pm

with tastings

Sunday Casseroles

Nothing beats spending a cozy Sunday in the kitchen, and Sunday Casseroles serves up the perfect afternoon activity. Home cooks searching for new ideas will love these 60 modern recipes using fresh, whole foods—no processed ingredients—while fans of the popular Sunday cookbook series (Sunday Roasts, Sunday Soup, and Sunday Brunch) will clamor for this latest offering featuring dishes designed to look as enticing as they taste, from the savory Sea Scallops Nestled in Piperade to the creamy "Baked" Risotto with its colorful chunks of butternut squash and prosciutto. Easy recipes, beautiful photographs, and mouthwatering results make this cookbook a staple for any kitchen.



Don't miss Jon Katz

Save the Date November 23 @ 3:00pm at

The Wilton Library

How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion

Jon Katz

Jon Katz has written nineteen books—seven novels and twelve works of nonfiction—including Soul of a Dog, Izzy & Lenore, Dog Days, A Good Dog, and The Dogs of Bedlam Farm. He has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Rolling Stone, Wired, and the AKC Gazette. He has worked for CBS News, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Katz is also a photographer and the author of a children’s book, Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm. He lives on Bedlam Farm in upstate New York with the artist Maria Heinrich; his dogs, Rose, Izzy, Lenore, and Frieda; and his barn cats, Mother and Minnie.


Midcentury Houses Today

Booksigning @ Elm Street Books
Saturday November 29th 12noon-2:30PM

Authors Lorenzo Ottaviani, Jeffrey Matz, Cristina A. Ross and Michael Biondo

Signed Copies


Children's author & illusrator Clare Pernice

@ Elm Street Books

Stop by for a copy of this adorable book.


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Open Monday thru Saturday
9:30-5:30 PM

Sunday 12-5 PM

35 Elm Street New Canaan, CT 06840