Each book in the shop is hand selected with the intention of offering books of the highest standard representing world culture, the arts, literature, the humanities and social sciences. Taking a mini road trip around san franciscos mission district allows book lovers to stop at five of the most popular bookstores in the city. Book passage has not one but two stores one in marin and one in san francisco and not only stocks its shelves with great books, but brings in many authors for readings. Dec 05, 2010 but in san francisco, the home of many of the very technologies that have drawn a bead on the book, visitors will find a living, historically rooted literary scene that, though it has surely heard. Founded in 1915, the brick row is one of the oldest antiquarian book businesses in the united states. Green apple books on clement street was founded in 1967 as a 750squarefoot usedbook nook. This san francisco bookstore boasts three floors of books, including an awesome childrens book section. Maria sharpf, 39, of willow glen, searches for a book in the true crime section at bookbuyers store in mountain view, calif. Upcoming events cancelled micheline aharonian marcom at books inc. Green apple books started in 1967 as a small used bookstore. If you are willing to cross the bridge then half price books is a good shop. The 15 best bookstores in san francisco foursquare.
City lights booksellers san francisco 2020 all you. Counties, however, are allowed to impose their own rules. Nov 03, 2014 book passage has not one but two stores one in marin and one in san francisco and not only stocks its shelves with great books, but brings in many authors for readings. In 1962, czech authorillustrator miroslav sasek created this is san francisco, another installment of his series of childrens travel guides this is paris, this is london, this is new york. If youd like to order a book, just give us a ring at 415 2821901 or click here to submit an order online. With his usual distinctive and charming style, sasek tours the sights around the city by the bay, including lombard street, the cable cars, fishermens wharf, golden.
The bookstore has two locations one in the mission and one in the castro and offers new and used books as well as magazines, calendars, cards and notebooks. Bookstores in the san francisco bay area berkeley, oakland. Spacious, fluorescently lit place with subdued classical music. We now feature used dvds, cds, console videogames and systems, as well as antiques and an entire 99cent discount entertainment store. City college of sf has a bookstore at 4th and mission. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us.
You can choose to have your order shipped to you via the usps for a small fee or have it delivered locally, free of charge. Aardvark books the second stop on this journey is a store that might look a bit chaotic at first glance, but really grows on anyone who visits. Please call ahead of time for book buying hours, thank you. Recycle bookstore is a general used bookstore with titles in almost every subject area. A specialist in detective fiction, especially victorian and edwardian, we live in hope that persons of similar taste still exist. Alexanders book passage in the ferry building, books, inc. What bookstore can i sell my used books to in san francisco. Come see the favorite used bookstore destination for 2008. Best used bookstores in the bay area cbs san francisco.
Forest books is a family run, used and rare bookshop that offers a curated selection of exceptional books. Whether youre in search of an indie bestseller or the newest releases your friends have been talking about, youll find the books you want here. Best bookstores in san francisco san francisco travel. Aug, 2010 green apple books and adobe book shop are both good bets in san francisco. Book buyback sell your used textbooks free shipping will buy your books today. Bookstores in the san francisco bay area san francisco and. Each book in the shop is hand selected with the intention of offering books of the highest standard representing world culture, the. The russian hill district of san francisco is a quirky area full of artists and creative types, and the russian hill bookstore is a key part of that community. The best used book store in san francisco sf station. Friends of the san francisco public library is a membersupported, nonprofit organization that raises funds and advocates for a premier public library in san francisco. Green apple books and adobe book shop are both good bets in san francisco. Bookstores in the san francisco bay area san francisco.
Best used bookstore in san francisco metro citysearch. In compliance with the shelterinplace order in the bay area, all books inc. New, clean video arcade with large booths and brand new wide screens monitors including an all digital setup with more them 2000 selections. Green apple books on the park 1231 9th avenue, sf ca 94122. One of my favorite used bookstores is acorn books 740 polk st. A specialist in detective fiction, especially victorian and edwardian, we live in hope that persons of similar.
Dog eared books has been part of the san francisco literary community since 1992. Mar 03, 2014 maria sharpf, 39, of willow glen, searches for a book in the true crime section at bookbuyers store in mountain view, calif. Best of citysearch rounded up the top street cents options in san francisco metro, and you told us who the cream of the crop is. San francisco forest books bookstore used, rare and.
With a huge selection of new and used cookbooks including a fantastic collection of california vintage cookbooks priced according to their rarity. Kayo books 814 post street san francisco, ca 94109 415 7490554 email. We are the librarys investors, advocates and champions, ensuring long term funding and robust programming in libraries throughout the city. City lights booksellers san francisco 2020 all you need. We specialize in first editions, rare books and manuscripts from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries, with a strong emphasis on english and american literature. You can set your address, phone number, email and site description in the settings tab. Since we have been in business for 40 years, we have built a very loyal customer base. This used to be a very active old style coin operated arca. In compliance with the shelter in place order in the bay area, all books inc. We are available in store to take your calls between 10 a. The best used bookstore in san francisco, and possibly the world, is kayo books at 814 post street between hyde and leavenworth.
Bookstores in the san francisco bay area berkeley, oakland, and east bay last change. The mayor of san francisco has just announced that bookstores can reopen for store pickup and online fulfillment on 518, but since weve been away from the bookstore for two entire months, well need a couple of days to get ready to meet demand for new books. Kayo books specializes in unusual, weird, rare, sexy and strange vintage paperbacks and is approximately 10,000 times. But in san francisco, the home of many of the very technologies that have drawn a bead on the book, visitors will find a living, historically rooted literary scene that, though it.
Owner carol spencer pictured below with benjamin bellouin opened sunset bookstore in 1974 and in 2001 merged the two stores to become what it is today. The best used book store in san francisco bibliohead bookstore, book bay bookstore, books on a shoestring, dog eared books mission, forest books. Thanksgiving, christmas, and new years day please call the store for holiday hours. Note that some of these stores also have new books mixed in with the used ones. Top 10 mustvisit independent bookstores in san francisco. They have a good selection of books and old magazines, including a number of first editions, their stock is well organized and displayed, and their staff is very knowledgeable. With a hardtomiss turquoise facade, bargain bins greeting you upon entrance and a colorful, sunshinefilled interior, dog. Russian hill bookstore, established in 1974, is one of the last independentlyowned used and new bookstores in san francisco. San francisco, ca 94110 415 2821901 for more than 20 years, dog eared books has been able to weather the storms and remain in business as. We began as sunset bookstore in 1974, a small used bookshop servicing the sunset district west of 19th avenue, and.
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