Barnes & Noble ~ Bronx

The Mall at Bay Plaza Shopping Center
290 Baychester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10475
(718) 862-3945 | store calendar | map
Nearest subway station: 5 @ Gun Hill Rd.
Nearest elevator subway station: 2 @ Pelham Parkway
Mon-Sat 9AM-10PM | Sun 10AM-8PM

Concept: Mega bookstore and de facto play space for NYC kids, with a bright and friendly kids’ section, wide aisles, a changing table, air conditioning, and staff whose only request is that you treat the books gently. There’s also no charge to hang out (although it’s nice to buy a book every once in a while).

Goods for kids: Books, toys and games, arts and crafts, music, movies, keepsake gifts, greeting cards.

Popular brands: Melissa & Doug, Crayola, Lego, Playmobil, ThinkFun, LeapFrog, Thomas Wooden Railway, Calico Critters.

Online ordering: Yes, with free shipping on orders over $25.

Other features: In-house café, Kids’ Club membership rewards.

Other locations: Tribeca, Greenwich Village, Union Square, Midtown East, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Brooklyn, Queens.

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