What are you waiting for? we won't be here forever.
We're not really the last bookstore - thank goodness - but we are the largest new and used bookstore in California. Plus, we're the only one that's 22,000 sq. feet with a record store, comic book store, 5 art studios, an epic yarn shop, a famous book tunnel, a mammoth head, and unexpected nooks of funkiness. Also we are in a hundred-year-old bank building, so we have vaults and ghosts.
Oh, and we also have tons of books.
This very special room - just to the left as you enter - is gated because it has all the fancy stuff: from first editions, collectibles and the extremely rare to expensive art/architecture/photo books. There are also inexpensive, fun things and discounted coffee table books. If you really want to impress your friends, we can also hold private events or parties in here. Browse in-store or shop our Instagram for rare 1st editions and collectibles.
a fairy tale wedding
Elope with close friends & family or dine and dance with up to 200 guests. 24-foot tall soaring ceilings, a world-famous book tunnel and endless rows of color create an opulent fairy tale setting for your wedding story. Exchange vows between towering floor to ceiling columns, in our rare books and collectibles Annex, or a turn of the century real-life antique bank vault.