News Highlights

Books Inc. Builds a Bridge to Book Fairs - Publisher's Weekly 

"The Bay Area's oldest independent bookstore will operate two book fair models—one traditional, one designed for underserved schools—through its new literary nonprofit, the Reading Bridge."


Drag storytime returns to South Bay bookstore after hecklers disrupted 2022 event - ABC News

"This year's storytime wasn't just a fun time for the families, some tell ABC7 News it was also extremely meaningful." 
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Books Inc Opens Headquarters and Retail Store in San Leandro - San Leandro Next

"On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, Books Inc. – the Oldest Independent Bookseller in the West – opened its door to the San Leandro community. Books Inc. has moved its corporate and distribution headquarters to San Leandro and is also opening a retail store in its new location at 2483 Washington Avenue." 


BEA 2016: Books Inc is PW's Bookstore of the Year - Publisher's Weekly

"Books Inc. stands as not only a model for retail bookselling, its history proves the value of resilience, creativity, persistence, and teamwork.”

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