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Music at Recycled Reading

At home in our new location at 20 Main!  Come by and check out the larger space and all of the added stock!  More used books, bargain books, book accessories & gifts.  Also a much expanded musical instrument department.  Click Music at Recycled Reading for details!


Good selection of Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy, and Fiction/Literature

Our Homesteading section includes books on Bee Keeping, Animal Husbandry, Organic Farming/Gardening, Self-Sufficiency, and more.

Need Guitar Stings?  Need to replace the capo that you lost last weekend?  Tired of being out of tune and finally decided to get that electronic tuner?  Recycled Reading is here for you!  We carry strings for a variety of instruments, picks, straps, capos, tuners, guitar stands, music books, music stands, and more. 

Want your own drum for your Drumming Circle? We have a nice variety of drums from around the world, all sizes and sounds! Just added...Buffalo Drums and Bodhrans!

In addition to the unique Strumstick®, we now carry acoustic and electric guitars, folk instruments, a variety of hand drums, tambourines, bongos, and shakers for kids and adults, as well as  instrument accessories.  We also have harmonicas, drumsticks, recorders, kazoos, tin whistles, jaw harps, and more!  Music books, too.

Stop by and check out our 900 page catalog and we'll order whatever you need!  Special orders can be received within 3 days of your order.

Remember...there is always complimentary Keurig coffee and hot tea for you to enjoy while you browse or sit and read.  Free secure Wi-Fi

Shop local and keep the money at home.  There are many unique shops in Bristol where you can get just about everything you need.  

Book Gift Ideas?  Biographies, Memoirs, History, Art, Photography, Cooking, and Antiquarian Books are always a great choice and we have plenty in all categories.  Lots of great children and young adult books are in stock as well as games and puzzles, large and small.

Gift Certificates available!  A great gift for book lovers (music and movie lovers, too)!

Lay Away - We offer layaway for purchases of 50.00 or more.

Shop By Appointment: If you can't make it to the shop during regular hours, please call a day or so ahead and you can make an appointment for after (or before) hours shopping.


For any item that we take, you will receive half of our selling price for that item in store credit.  We will keep your credit on file and you can use it anytime.  Credit does not expire and may be transfered to another person if you like.

If you have a book or two that you would like to sell on-line, but don't want to go through the hassle of doing so, we will sell the book for you on our on-line store.

We are currently taking trade-ins of Books, CDs, DVDs, Games, and Puzzles. There are a few things that we cannot take...text books, encyclopedia, Reader's Digest editions, incomplete puzzles or games. Any items that are water damaged or musty. 

If you have more than 2 boxes of items to trade, please call ahead at 802-453-5982 or send an email.