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Eureka Books

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Independent bookstore with wonderful selection of new and used located in Old Town

Finding a non-corporate bookstore is difficult these days. This place is a jewel. They have a large... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
San Jose, California
This place is a gem.

Three weeks before my daughter left for a 2 year stint in the Peace Corps we took a mother-daughter... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
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21 Jun 2018
“Independent bookstore with wonderful selection of new and used located in Old Town”
6 Sep 2017
“This place is a gem.”
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426 2nd St, Eureka, CA 95501-0406
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

Finding a non-corporate bookstore is difficult these days. This place is a jewel. They have a large variety, new and used and unusual notebooks, some created out of re-purposed old hard bound pulp novels from 100 years ago. I bought 3 writing books from them...More

Thank mariamhennessy
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Three weeks before my daughter left for a 2 year stint in the Peace Corps we took a mother-daughter road trip chock full of camping, hiking and exploring. We treated ourselves to one night in Eureka. At this beautiful store they actually had books on...More

Thank Hortense
Reviewed August 31, 2016

If you love books, you must visit Eureka Books! The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. They will go out of their way to help you. It is probably the best place to go if you want local history books, pictures, or maps. The building is...More

Thank lentz316
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Rated as one of the best book stores in the country. Truly. Owners and staff take pride and are experts. This place is a treat for all visitors. You do not even have to read to enjoy this spot. Old maps, postcards and collectible books.

Thank julesofthesea
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This is without doubt a beautiful building and an inviting space to visit, if only they had a cafe you wouldn't need to leave. Great range, great people. I purchased a novel and a journal - now see it does inspire you

Thank Dara-Khmer
Reviewed January 28, 2016

Eureka Books is more than a bookstore, although it's certainly one of the best combinations of antique, used, and new books I've seen in a long time. In addition, there are really interesting and changing displays. And there are prints and posters for sale as...More

Thank Pamwiltravel
Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a pleasant place to pass some time. Much larger facility than I expected in this area. Good selections. When here, don't miss the other bookstore half a block down that specializes more in rare books and paper items. Between the two, a good...More

Thank backpackluxury
Reviewed October 14, 2014

I liked the way the store has set up the displays -- one for new releases, one for discounted books, and several others on tables as you walk in. 5 of us strolled in, browsed and bought a total of ten books...happy bookworms!

Thank pesp
Reviewed October 23, 2013

What a beautiful bookstore to peruse. If they don't have something they can order it...with a smile.

1  Thank Stacey C
Reviewed May 31, 2013

Walking past, I stopped to peruse the various books in the "discount cart" parked out front, and after a moment or two heard someone in a deep, commanding voice say, "Psst -- you. Yes, you there!" I looked up, only to find a vintage Fortune...More

1  Thank MojoLad
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