Located in the heart of downtown Milford, Collected Stories Bookstore offers rare books, out-of-print books and first editions. Customers can find signed books and $2 paperbacks here. A "local proud" store in Milford, the bookstore proudly hosts many local events, including art festivals on the green. The store displays works of local artists and authors. It hosts Saturday readings, participates in the restoration of the Milford Diner and features literature on Connecticut and Milford. Collected Stories has a second store on Walnut Beach, open during the summer.