Welcome to Orinda Books

We are an independently-owned bookstore based in the beautiful town of Orinda, just 30 minutes (give or take a rush hour or two) from San Francisco. Visiting is easy! We are open seven days a week and have ample free parking right outside our doors.

We strive to provide a diverse and eclectic range of books and have a large inventory covering travel, fiction, history and biography, current affairs, art and poetry, nature lit and science. Our children's department is wonderful and inviting and a great place to flop down and read.

We love to keep it local too! Check out our locally-made chocolate, olive oil, ceramics and artwork. We support local authors and artists and can provide a great space for local groups to meet.

Last but not least, we love to read and love to recommend our favorites - so don't hesitate to ask!

Come and see us soon.

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