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Wonderful place!

If you love books, go to this store. Fun décor, a sweet dog (Max), and lots of new books with good... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Lexington, Kentucky
Locally owned bookstore

Since the 1960s this delightful locally owned bookstore has met the reading needs of Arcata and... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Joan T
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12 Sep 2018
“Wonderful place!”
11 Jul 2017
“Locally owned bookstore”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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957 H St, Arcata, CA 95521-6298
+1 707-822-2834
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

If you love books, go to this store. Fun décor, a sweet dog (Max), and lots of new books with good displays. It's great that it is across from a big used bookstore too. Two incredible local bookstores in one small town. LOVE.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Since the 1960s this delightful locally owned bookstore has met the reading needs of Arcata and beyond. Selections include books by our many local authors, delightful children's section, a large magazine section along with a resident dog. Browsers are always welcome. Can't find your book?...More

Thank Joan T
Reviewed 20 October 2016

These folks will help you find what you are looking for if it is out there and can order many titles for you. It's a great little independant bookstore. Staff here have always been friendly and helpful to me. They have lectures and events here...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are a reader, or if not, this is a spot to visit. You can actually touch the books, smell them and read a bit. Wonderful collection. Great help by literate staff. They make good suggestions!

Thank julesofthesea
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Great selection, friendly, knowledgeable staff and everything you could hope for in a hip, independent bookstore. I love this place and it is always my first stop when I need to shop for a gift for adults or kids. They even have really hip wrapping...More

1  Thank danielgale
Reviewed 29 November 2015

This longtime independent bookstore is a favorite of locals in the college town of Arcata. The staff is personable and nice and always quick to offer suggestions from their eclectic, and occasionally quirky, stock. In fact, one of my favorite features of the store is...More

1  Thank My_cats_servant
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