Ocean Village Bookstore seems a town secret, hidden in the back of Library Plaza. A division of Road to Responsibility, Ocean Village is a full bookstore that puts proceeds back into the organization that serves individuals with disabilities and is staffed by six of the individuals it serves as well as volunteers. It is made up almost entirely of donated books. At any point in time, the store has 7,000 titles in the small space, said Stacey Toon, manager and vocational specialist. “If you have an interest, we have a book about it,” she said. Toon, also an author, came to Ocean Village two years ago with experience working as an advisor of independent bookstores and manager at Borders in Braintree before it closed. Toon recently sat down with the Mariner to talk about the bookstore.
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