FREE Bookstore Event for Kids

Independent Bookstore Day is this Saturday and over 400 bookstores nationwide will be participating.

Every store has something different planned. Some stores will have exclusive art and books available, while others have live music, food, kid events, contests and author visits. It’s FREE to attend and great for kids!

The local bookstores that are participating are:


  • Green Apple (multiple locations)
  • Booksmith
  • City Lights
  • Books Inc (multiple locations)
  • Bookshop West Portal
  • Alexander Book Co.
  • Folio Books
North Bay:
  • Copperfields (multiple locations)
  • Book Passage, Corte Madera
  • Depot Bookstore and Cafe, Mill Valley
  • Diesel, Larkspur
East Bay:
  • Pegasus Books (multiple locations)
  • Moe’s Books, Berkeley
  • Books Inc (multiple locations)
  • Diesel, Oakland
  • Mrs. Dalloways, Berkeley
  • A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland
  • Laurel Bookstore, Oakland
  • Towne Center Books, Pleasantville
  • Rakestraw Books, Danville
South Bay:
  • The Reading Bug. San Carlos
  • Books Inc (multiple locations)
  • Hicklebee’s, San Jose
  • Kepler’s, Menlo Park
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Bay Tree Bookstores, UCSC
  • Ink Spell Books, Half Moon Bay
  • Booksmart, Morgan Hill

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