Metro Boston Independent Bookstore Day Trolley Tour

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Visit 7 Boston-area independent bookstores on Independent Bookstore Day, a one-day national party to celebrate the indie bookstores.

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Choose from two routes and celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with a trolley tour to 7 different Boston-area indies. Riders will have twenty minutes to browse each shop and participate in their unique Independent Bookstore Day celebrations before heading to their next bookstore.

Tours begin at 10:00 am and last until approximately 2:00 pm. Tours begin and end at the same store.

Route A: Porter Square Books (start), Book Ends, Belmont Books, Harvard Book Store, Trident Booksellers & Cafe, I AM Books, and MIT Press Bookstore

Route B: Brookline Booksmith (start), Children's Book Shop Newtonville Books, New England Mobile Book Fair, Wellesley Books, Blue Bunny Books & Toys, and Papercuts JP

You will receive more details specific to chosen route closer to the event.

Alcohol is prohibited from trolleys, though snacks are allowed.

Tickets to this event are limited!

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different.

Learn more about Metro Boston Bookstore Day at

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