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Local Bookstores

Your Guide to Locally Owned Bookstores

Nov 11, 2018
by Vesta Copestakes


If you are looking for a good book to read or gift, why not visit one of our locally-owned bookstores. Cozy small ones to expansive large ones with multiple locations. The stores listed below are all owned by Sonoma County entrepreneurs.

Barracks Gift Shop
Sonoma State Historic Park Assoc.
36 East Spain St., Sonoma
Call to confirm hours.  Located in the Barracks Building of the Sonoma State Historic Park. Features an extended selection of books and giftware that will appeal to those interested in California history.

Chanticleer Books
4000 Montgomery Dr. #6, Santa Rosa
By appointment and still operating online. Specializes in rare and collectable books in many fields.

Copperfield’s Books
Visit website for complete listing of books and events for this location.  
Sebastopol 138 North Main St., Sebastopol
707-823-2618 Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun 10-6  
Petaluma 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma
707-762-0563 Mon-Sat 10-9, Sun 10-6
Underground – Rare and Used Books
located at the Petaluma store,
Healdsburg formerly Toyon Books)
104 Matheson St., Healdsburg
Sun-Thurs 9-7, Fri & Sat 9-8  
Santa Rosa
Includes Copperfield’s Café 775 Village Court in Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa
Mon-Sat 9-8, Sun 10-6 

Levin & Company
306 Center St, Healdsburg
Mon-Sat 9-9, Sun 10-6
Full range of fiction, nonfiction, and coffee table books. Hosts local authors.

North Light Books
Located in Wolf Den Plaza, across from main entrance to SSU 1720 E Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park
M-F 10-5 Open some weekends. Call or check website for hours. 
Students: buy or rent discounted textbooks! Also, a great selection of books and gifts for the public.

Pages On The Green  
920 McClelland Dr., Windsor
Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun 10-6
Also reading glasses, stationery, and other small gift items. 

Paperbacks Unlimited 
4625 Sonoma Hwy (12), Santa Rosa
M-Sat 10-5:30, Sun 12-4
Used paperback bookstore with an inventory of over 100,000 current and out-of-print paperbacks. Will Trade.

Readers’ Books 
130 East Napa St., Sonoma
M-Sat 10-7, Sun 10-6
Good books, good talk, lots of events, and opinions, jokes, and music.

Robert Erwin Bookseller 
5905 Labath Ave. #104, Rohnert Park
Appointment only or website.
Specializes in modern First Editions, hard to find Mysteries and Detective fiction, Signed & autographed books.

Second Chances Used Books
6932 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol
Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm
Brandy Leigh Mow used to manage Copperfield’s Used Annex for years, now has her own store, beautifully organized, easy to spend time browsing, excellent quality & prices. 

Santa Rosa Junior College Bookstores
222 Elliott Ave.,Santa Rosa
680 Sonoma Mountain Pkwy., 
Hours online. New, used, rental textbooks. Fiction & nonfiction. 

Sonoma State Bookstore 
1801 East Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park
Mon-Th 7:30-6:30, Fri 7:30-4:30, Sat 10-4, Closed Sun.
Textbooks, buy used or rent. Also reference books, the majority of NY Times Bestsellers, fiction and nonfiction, campus authors. Order books online. 

Treehorn Books 
625 Fourth St., Santa Rosa
Mon-Sat 10-9:30, Sun 12-6
95% used books, featuring rare and out-of-print books. Buy, sell, trade, by appointment. 

Twice Told Books 
14045 Armstrong Woods Rd., Guerneville
Open 9-5 Every Day (Winter Hours)
Sells mostly used books, some new fiction. Will buy books. Order NEW books here as well.

Religion & Spirituality

Many Rivers Books & Tea 
130 South Main St., Sebastopol 
Mon-Sat 11-7, Sun 12-5
Wide range of spiritual books, tea and teaware. In store tea sampling. 

Not of this World Icons
553 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa
Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 10-5 
Russian Orthodox icons, books, gifts.

Simply Sacred Books and Gifts 
1791 Marlow Rd., Santa Rosa
M, W, Th 10-5; Tu, Fri, Sat 10-6, Closed Sun 
CALL BEFORE GOING, OFTEN CLOSED TO CARE FOR PARENT. Christian bookstore specializing in Catholic and other denominations.

St. Eugene’s Cathedral 
2323 Montgomery Dr., Santa Rosa
Wed-Fri 9:30-4:30, Sat 12-4:30, Sun 9:30-1:30, Closed Major Holidays
Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Religious Gifts.

Crystal Channels 
1347 Cleveland Ave., Santa Rosa
707-578-5683 M-Sat. 11 - 6
Crystals, jewelry, cards, books, Tibetan bowls and art and more.

Knight’s Books
130 4th St. Santa Rosa
Used and Rare books.

The Batcave Comics & Toys
100 4th St., Santa Rosa
Vintage comic books and toys. 

Stepping Stone Books & Gifts
In the 
Center for Spiritual Living.
2075 Occidental Rd., Santa Rosa
Sun. 9:30 – 1:30, M,T,W 11 – 6:30.

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