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San Francisco Independent Book Stores

Aardvark Books - 227 Church St. - (415) 552-6733 - Used books - Map

Adobe Bookshop - 3130 24th St - (415) 864-3936 - Used books  -  Map

Alexander Book Company - 50 2nd St.- (415) 495-2992 - Map

Alley Cat Books - 3036 24th St - 415-824-1761 - Map

Bird & Beckett Books and Records - 653 Chenery St. - (415) 586-3733 - Map

Bolerium Books - 2141 Mission St., Ste 300 - (800) 326-6353 or (415) 863-6353 - Purveyors of rare and out-of-print books, posters, and ephemera on social movements.Map

Books & Bookshelves - 99 Sanchez St. - (415) 621-3761 - Poetry books/furniture for writers/readers Map

Books Inc., The West's Oldest Independent Bookseller, is a locally owned and operated independent bookseller with 10 locations in California.
Books Inc’s origin dates back to the Gold Rush Days of 1851 when Anton Roman struck it rich in Shasta City, California and set himself up in business selling books.

BOOKS INC. Calendar for all local branches
Books Inc. in Laurel Village 3515 California St - (415) 221-3666 - Map
Books Inc. in the Castro - 2275 Market St - (415)864-6777 - Map
Books Inc. in the Marina - 2251 Chestnut St - (415) 931-3633 - Map
Books Inc. in Opera Plaza - 601 Van Ness Ave. - (415) 776-1111
Books Inc- 80 W Portal Ave. - (415) 564-8080 - Map

The Booksmith - 1644 Haight St - (415) 863-8688 or (800) 493-7323

Borderlands Books - 866 Valencia St. - (415) 824-8203 or (888) 893-4008 - Science fiction/Fantasy - Map

Bound Together Books - 1369 Haight St. - (415) 431-8355 - Anarchism - Map

Browser Books - 2195 Fillmore St. - (415) 242-6194 - Map

Christopher's Books - 1400 18th St.- (415) 255-8802

City Lights Bookstore - 261 Columbus Ave - (415) 362-8193 - Map

G.F. Wilkinson's Books - 34 Trinity Place betw. Bush & Sutter Streets (near Montgomery) the smallest bookstore in San Francisco

Dog Eared Books - 2 stores - 900 VALENCIA and 489 CASTRO - (415) 658-7920  New/Used

Forest Books - Buchanan Plaza - 1748 Buchanan Street - bet. Post & Sutter Street  -
(415) 563-8302
- exceptional quality used, out of print and rare books.

Green Apple Books - 506 Clement St. - (415) 387-2272
Green Apple Books on the Park 1231 9th Ave (415) 742-5833

The Green Arcade - 1680 Market St. @ Gough - (415) 431-6800
Environment/ Sustainability/Politics/Green Living

Modern Times Bookstore Progressive -Alternative- -Modern Times first opened its doors in a 750-foot space on 17th Street at Sanchez in 1971 ~In 1980, it moved to a store in the Mission district ~ n 1991 expanded to Valencia Street~  In 2011, it was displaced following a rent increase.  They landed on lower 24th Street, Calle 24, the Latino cultural corridor and after a valiant effort to survive in these times - Modern Times closed Nov. 2016 after having been in business 37 years.

William StoutArchitectural Books - 804 Montgomery St. - (415) 391-6757 - Architecture/Design/Landscaping

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