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This weekend, Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th, all books in our History Room will be 20% off (history glass case items will be 10% off). We will be closed on Monday, May 30th in honor of Memorial Day.
NOTE: We will be CLOSED Monday, May 30th in honor of Memorial Day.
Thanks to recent acquisitions from retiring Stanford professors, our Western Philosophy section has grown by at least six shelves! We now have the largest collection of material by and about John Locke west of the Mississippi (outside of academic libraries), … Continue reading
As per the Health Officer of Santa Clara County’s recommendation, face coverings will still be required to enter our store (“… the Health Officer strongly recommends that all persons continue to wear face coverings when indoors.” SANTA CLARA COUNTY ORDINANCE … Continue reading
Larry McMurtry lived in the Bay Area in the 1960s, and he recounts in his memoir, entitled Books, his visit to Bell’s Books: “The famously grouchy Mr. Bell in Palo Alto ordered me off his second fl0or, although I had … Continue reading
We will be OPEN 11 to 5 every day of the week, starting Sunday, January 2nd, 2022, with extended hours on Fridays until 8. Happy New Year Year!!
We will be OPEN 11 to 6 through Thursday, December 23rd. On Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th, our hours are 11 to 4. We will be CLOSED Christmas Day. We will be OPEN 11 to 6 from Sunday, December 26th … Continue reading
Bell’s Books is pleased to offer a rare set of three first editions from the early Winnie-the-Pooh series, with each copy signed by both the author, A.A. Milne, and illustrator, E. H. Shepard. These are first editions that were released … Continue reading
Here’s a link to the talk Faith and other long-term business owners in Palo Alto gave regarding their businesses’ histories on October 3, 2021. Included in this talk are Georgie Gleim of Gleim Jewelers, Leslie Mills and Sue Diggle Mills … Continue reading