Welcome to The Bookworm!


Support a local independent bookstore in the heart of Bernardsville! Serving our community for over three decades, we offer everything from the latest books to old favorites. Come browse our selection of books, unique greeting cards, journals, puzzles, toys, gifts, and much more! Can't find what you're looking for? Ask our staff! We're happy to order it for you.


Open Monday-Saturday 10AM-5 PM

Thank you for your continued support!



An important note about availabilityAs you browse online, please note that the distributor's shipping times don't always reflect what we have at the store. Please call, email, or come on in to ask us about a specific title! 

Talk of the town

⇒ Read about our cozy store and wonderful staff in this article from NJ101.5: A 30-Year-Old NJ Mom-and-Pop Bookstore that You Must Experience

⇒ The Bookworm is featured in BestofNJ.com's list of Best Independent Bookstores in NJ

⇒ Check us out in NJ.com's guide to the best independent bookstores

Summer Reading 2022

We have all the summer reading books for Bernards High School, Bernardsville Middle School, and Ridge High School in store!

New Bestselling Titles!

Book Lovers Cover Image
Bloomsbury Girls: A Novel Cover Image
Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel Cover Image
Sea of Tranquility: A novel Cover Image
The Latecomer: A Novel Cover Image
Happy-Go-Lucky Cover Image

New Young Adult!

The Patron Thief of Bread Cover Image
Just Be Cool, Jenna Sakai Cover Image
Family of Liars: The Prequel to We Were Liars Cover Image
Bravely Cover Image

New Books For Kids!

Mr. Lemoncello's Very First Game (Mr. Lemoncello's Library) Cover Image
Lines of Courage Cover Image
A Day for Sandcastles Cover Image
The Secret Signs of Nature: How to Uncover Hidden Clues in the Sky, Water, Plants, Animals, and Weather Cover Image
The World Belonged to Us Cover Image
Little Houses Cover Image