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International Women’s Day

Bell’s Books will be Closed to Celebrate International Women’s Day. We invite you to take time to remember and honor the women and men throughout history who have struggled for equal rights, and to support “A Day Without a Woman” by encouraging our government to … Continue reading

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80th Anniversary Party Huge Success

The City of Palo Alto closed Emerson Street to automobile traffic, leaving room for  music, bookbinding, hand letterpress operations, an author signing, and calligraphy demonstrations in front of Bell’s on October 8th. Over 700 people attended, enjoying birthday cake and … Continue reading

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FALL 2015 – 80TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Excitement is in the air as we prepare for our 80th Anniversary Celebration, to be held  October 8th, 2015, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. We are partnering with the Museum of American Heritage to bring their printing presses here to Bell’s … Continue reading

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CHANGES AT BELL’S

The last few years have wrought large changes internally at Bell’s, though the casual visitor might not be aware of them. Valeria Bell, who had owned the store since the demise of her husband Herbert Bell in 1992, retired and turned the store … Continue reading

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Holiday Windows

Below are pictures of both our front windows, dressed up a bit for the early holiday season.  

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