Located in Downtown Berkeley, Half Price Books has been a longtime favorite of residents and visitors alike. Spending an hour (or maybe two) browsing through the wide selection of both new and used books, movies, and music will feel like no time at all. Offering low prices on classics and contemporary works will have you planning your next trip.
Half Price Books, 2036 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, USA, +1 510 526 6080
When visiting Berkeley with the smaller ones, Mr. Mopps’ Children’s Books & Toys is a stop that should be on the itinerary. Providing an engaging learning space for children and teens, there is no need to think twice about stopping by for a visit. Classic and recent children’s literature line the shelves along with toys that spark children’s imaginations.
Open here in Berkeley since 1959, Moe’s Books is a piece of local history that has all paying a visit. With over 25 subjects and four floors of books, there is sure to be a book to catch any reader’s eye. Neat and organized, you can find what you are looking for, especially those two-dollar pocket books. With great deals and a towering collection of works, it will feel like book heaven.
Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA, USA, +1 510 849 2087
With helpful and knowledgeable staff, Pegasus Books is a local independent favorite. Greeted with music as you enter, a roomy and mellow warmth welcomes you. Offering all things from books, magazines, and low-priced calendars, you can find many great deals. And if you have found a book that you feel must be shared, there is a DIY gift-wrapping table.
Pegasus Books, 2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, USA, +1 510 649 1320