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Our Alley Has Come Alive!

Come see re-imagined public spaces this coming weekend in Palo Alto. The City of Palo Alto is hosting an event designed to “…reframe the City as a laboratory for urban interventions and creative placemaking..,” and we at Bell’s are one … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars!

Sunday, October 3rd, from 2 to 3 PM the Palo Alto Historical Association will be hosting a webinar entitled “Against the Odds: Palo Alto Businesses over 50 Years Old,” and our own Faith Bell will be participating to share some … Continue reading

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Photogenic

Our Margo Davis photography event went splendidly. Congratulations to Margo for a sizable and enthusiastic turnout! Margo (center), flanked by friends and family in front of Bell’s at the event on Sunday, September 19th. Professor Clayborne Carson, director of the … Continue reading

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A Sidewalk Celebration with Margo Davis!

Our newest window display features the photography of Margo Davis! Margo is a specialist in black-and-white portrait photography, and we are delighted to present her striking images to you. We have copies of three of her books, UNDER ONE SKY, … Continue reading

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Caldecott Medal Winners in First Editions and Signed Copies

Excitement! We have recently received an extensive collection of collectible Caldecott Medal winners. Established in 1938, the Caldecott Medal honors each year “the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.” We have a large number of these titles, … Continue reading

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Fully Vaccinated!

Our entire staff is fully vaccinated (i.e., they are all more than two weeks past their second Covid-19 vaccine doses). Nevertheless, we will all be wearing masks in the store for your safety and will ask you to do the … Continue reading

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Closed on Memorial Day

This Monday, May 31st, we will be closed all day in recognition of Memorial Day.

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Stay Safe!

Currently, we still require you to be fully masked before coming in to browse, and to use our hand sanitizer upon entry. Thanks for keeping everyone safe!

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Hooray for Tärna!!

On Monday, May 3rd, our store was CLOSED to the public from 12:30 to 3:30 to honor our esteemed colleague Tärna. We are celebrating the anniversary of her 15th year here at Bell’s Books. Please congratulate her on this milestone … Continue reading

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Bell’s Makes the Paper!

This past Sunday, Bell’s Books was featured in the “Today’s Economy” section of the San Jose Mercury News. Below is a link to the online version of the article:

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