Welcome to Orinda Books

Orinda Books is an independently-owned bookstore just 30 minutes west of San Francisco. We are open six days a week with free parking, and the Orinda BART station is a pleasant half-mile walk away.

We provide a diverse range of books and have a large inventory covering travel, fiction, history, biography, current affairs, poetry, nature, and science. Our children's department is extensive and inviting. Besides books, we carry puzzles, toys, cards, and calendars, as well as locally-made chocolate, olive oil, ceramics, and artwork. We support authors and artists and provide a great space for exhibitions and events.

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

Pat on CA Live: Summer Reading 2024


Orinda Books was happy to host California Live correspondent Brian Copeland to discuss some great books for the summer. From mysteries to quirky inspirational books, we’ve got page-turners for every reader. CLICK HERE to see our picks for Summer Reading 2024.


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