Hello! You've found The Briar Patch online. We're so glad to see you here and hope you're weathering current events as best you can. This website is a mere snapshot of all the books we carry in the store. If you're looking for something you don't see here, please call us at 207-941-0255 and we are happy to check our inventory. From there we can arrange curbside pickup, free home delivery in Bangor (for orders over $20), or shipping.

For a much larger selection and greater search options, check out our Bookshop page where we offers thousands of titles available to ship direct to you from the warehouse. 

Thank you for your support. Stay well!
Digital audiobooks available at Libro.fm/briarpatch.
Looking for E-books? Check out our selection at briarpatchbooks.papertrell.com.



For the last 30 years, The Briar Patch has inspired and delighted generations of readers of all ages in Bangor, Maine. Specializing in children's books and creative playthings from birth through high school, the shop also carries grownup books including fiction, cookbooks, titles on parenting and resources for teachers. Games, crafts, puzzles, toys and more fill the store with something for everyone. We also host regular book signings, storytimes and other events. Drop in soon and say hello, check out our selection and help our next 30 years be even better than the last.

Location & Hours

Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed