Welcome to Orinda Books

We are an independently-owned bookstore based in the beautiful town of Orinda, just 30 minutes from San Francisco. Visiting is easy! We are open six days a week and have ample free parking right outside our doors. Also, the Orinda BART station is a pleasant half-mile walk away.

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

Besides books, we carry puzzles, cards, and calendars, and 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 exhibitions and meetings.

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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