Monday, February 18th, 2013
$1 special this week is Interior Design. Gerald Hiken will be giving an encore performance of "Aspects of Love", highlighting Shakespeare, T.S. Eliot, G. Stein, C. Porter, N. Coward, Roger & Hart. 8:00pm on Sunday the 24th.
We will be open monday the 18th 9am to 10pm
Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
All sports books are $1 this week. Plus local author Janis G. Wick will be doing a presentation at the store on Sunday the 13th at 8pm. The presentation will consiste of an introduction, reading from her book "Remeber Me", questions and answers, and ending the evening with a signing of her book. Books can be purchased the evening of presentation at a special price of $10
Friday, February 8th, 2013
$1 weekly special: All Political science and sociology books. Gerald Hiken will be here given a performance Sunday 2/10 at 8pm called "Aspects of Love"
Monday, January 28th, 2013
$1 Weekly special: This week all Business books are $1 till next monday when we will post the new weekly special. In addition to Business books all our 2013 calendars and DVDs are$1
Friday, January 18th, 2013
Hope everyones New Year is off to a great start. To help you clear the decks for new reading material we are now taking books in trade every sunday and Monday 2pm-6pm.
Monday, December 31st, 2012
We'll be open New Year's day in case anyone wants to start the new year right. Reading a great book.
Monday, December 24th, 2012
For last minute shoppers convenience we will be open on 24th and 25th of December, plus we have gift certificates available.
Friday, December 21st, 2012
We're going to start trading books again, starting Sunday 12/23/12. Trading hours will be Sunday and Monday 2-6pm every week.
Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
Sale is still going through this coming weekend. It did so well last weekend we've just let it keep rolling.
Friday, December 14th, 2012
Last sale of 2012!!! This Saturday and Sunday everything 50% off. Saturday the 15th 9am to 10pm and Sunday the 16th 9am to 8pm. Please note we only take cash or checks and we do have gift certificates.
Monday, December 10th, 2012
Welcome to: The Cat Fantastic Fine Arts Demonstration where local children’s book illustrator, Amanda Cole, will demonstrate her cat painting skills. Come one, come all, all ages, all skill levels It’s FREE. Dec 16th, 2012 Sunday 7pm Amanda L. Cole Profile. Amanda also does Critter Talks at Junior Museum and Zoo.
Thursday, December 6th, 2012
During the holidays we will be opening an hour earlier. Monday thru Saturday we will be open 9am to 10pm, Sundays 9am to 8pm. All 2013 Calendars are 50% off for rest of year. We will be brewing two types of tea every day for you to enjoy. We do not have any shows this month. If you know any performers who might enjoy performing or talking in a intimate environment please have them contact us.
Friday, November 30th, 2012
Last chance to take advantage of our 50% off everything sale. Sundays 12/2 is the last day of sale.
Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
We have fresh brewed tea for our patrons to enjoy as they check out our 50% off everything sale.
Friday, November 23rd, 2012
50% of everything in store this weekend. Hurry down before your favorite authors are gone.
Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
We will be open Thanksgiving day. 10am to 10pm. Come down and enjoy a cup of tea as you browse through the numerous items in the store.
Monday, November 19th, 2012
We have 2013 calendars for sale, 50% original price. We have a wide vareity of subjects but only a few of each one so be sure to come see what we have before they all disappear.
Friday, November 9th, 2012
If you don't get a chance to stop by Sunday and see Hiken's performance be sure to stop by Monday while out celebrating Veterans day. We will be open our regular hours 10am to 10pm.
Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
Nov. 11th 8:00pm Gerald Hiken will be performing an Encore performance of the monologue from "the Italian Lessons" by Ruth Draper. Hiken's acting career has included television, movies, and Broadway. http://www.filmreference.com/film/19/Gerald-Hiken.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jesse-kornbluth/ruth-draper-invented-the_b_622242.html
Monday, October 29th, 2012
11/4 8pm Graphic Artist Jordan C. Fong will be talking about how he got started and his experiences in his field. He is founder of Monkey Boy Illustrations, working as a Game Artist for the casual-social gaming start-up Fitposse, and Digital Artist for on-going graphic novel series Sanctury by Slave Labor Graphics.
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Free Trick or Treat bags for kids all week to use at the 18th Annual Halloween Trick or Treat Carnival on California Ave Sunday Oct. 28th 10am-2pm. Free admission Trick o Treating on Cal Ave, Carnival Games, Crafts, Bubble Fun, Build-A-Mummy, Silent Auction & Raffles Tiny Tots Area at Blossom (299 S. California Ave) with crawling tunnels and a baby ball pit (Tickets for Carnival Games are $1)
Friday, October 12th, 2012
Sunday Oct 14th 8:00pm Gerald Hiken will be giving an encore performance of Dim Sum and Then Some. Participate in a question and answer session with Hiken about his career and a presentation of select monologues from his extensive repertoire. There is no cover charge for this event. If you have any question call us at 650-326-9355 http://www.filmreference.com/film/19/Gerald-Hiken.html
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
Oct. 7 8:00pm Larisa Migachyov will be giving a piano recital. Larisa began her classical piano training at the age of 5. She has composed 22 rags. Larisa has performed at many ragtime festivals, and in fact helped start a new festival in San Antonio, TX. She has released two CD's. She will be performing in the West Coast Ragtime Fest in Sacramento Nov. 16-18 http://www.WestCoastRagtime.com/
Monday, September 17th, 2012
I went to a bookstore and asked the woman behind the counter where the self-help section was. She said "If I told you, that would defeat the whole purpose" Brian Kiley
Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
Dim Sum and Then Some with Gerald Hiken. Sunday Sept 16th 8:00pm a Q&A session about his career and a presentation of select monologues from his extensive repertoire. His acting career has included tv, movies, and Broadway. Upon moving to the Bay Area he added teaching at Stanford Univ to his many talents. There is no cover charge for this event but donations are appreciated.
Friday, August 31st, 2012
Have some free time Monday? We're open 10am to 10pm this Labor day.
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
With these warm days we are having remember to keep your books out of the sun. The is no way to fix a sun damaged book.
Monday, August 6th, 2012
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