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Every Summer Has A Story!

Ahhh. Summer in Minnesota. We’re finally turning the page to the summer reading season! Heading to the airport, the lake, or your front porch? We have shelves full of hot new summer releases and perennial favorites that will transport you to your imagination vacation destination.

Welcome To Hearthside Books!

Nestle into a comfy armchair with a complimentary steamy drink and a curated selection of stories from all your favorite genres, and shop our hand-crafted artisan treasures and best-selling new titles. At Hearthside Books, you can cozy up to a shopping experience that feels like home with delightful company, a warm atmosphere, and a rejuvenating time! Stop by today and make Hearthside Books your home away from home!

Tues: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wed-Sat: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

229 Lewis Ave S
Watertown, MN 55388

Join Us For A Unique Crafting Event

Sign up for our “Kit Together Paper Crafting Gathering” on Thursday, July 25, from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Hearthside Books Gathering Room. Robyn Rasset will share two unique crafting projects. The cost is just $35 and includes all the materials and instruction you’ll need to create your own masterpiece. Please register by Wednesday, July 10 to Robyn Rasset at

Hearthside Blog!

Find out what Char recommends for your next weekend read, or catch up on that event you missed last month at Hearthside Book’s very own blog page. Don’t miss out on all things books with our weekly posts!

Check Out Our Artisans

We carry a unique collection of merchandise from independent Minnesota-based artisans right here in our bookstore! Stained glass, crocheted stuffies, pottery, candles, wooden signs, and so much more!

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    Rent Our Gathering Room

    Need some extra space for your next get-together? Hearthside Book’s gathering room is the perfect place to play board games with friends, organize your homeschool co-op, or host a paint night! Call today or contact us to find out how to rent our space.

    The Hearthside Book Club

    We’re taking a little break for the summer, but we’re already looking at interesting titles for the fall. Check back soon! Join our monthly book club to unravel our latest mystery or indulge in a new passionate romance. We provide complimentary snacks and drinks and engaging conversations at every meeting! Don’t miss out, sign up today for this month’s book club!