The Jumping Frog - Hartford's Used Bookstore since 1983


Store Hours

The Jumping Frog is CLOSED for the duration of the Covid-19 Pandemic. To be alerted when we are again open for browsing, send your email to [email protected]
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Thurs - Sun: 11AM - 4PM
Mon - Wed: by chance or appointment (call us at 860-523-1622 to see if we're in)

Cheap books...


Bargains in paperback and hardback from $1-$5


... & cheap expensive books


Rare books, fine editions, autographed & antiquarian books, etc. priced at about 60% of typical fancy dealer retail. None of our store stock is sold online.


Map & Directions



Interstate 84 to exit 46 (Sisson Avenue)
Left turn off the ramp
First left (Capitol Ave)
Third right (Arbor St)
Turn left at the RAW (Real Art Ways) driveway, go to end of driveway.
Then go right all the way around the building until you see our sign adjacent to the Handicapped Parking Area.
We're on the first floor one pace inside the entrance at the top of the inclined walk.