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Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books

Main, Kasten Streets, Mendocino, CA
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You WILL buy something here

They have everything you've heard of and most of what you haven't. Very good toy and craft section... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Dianne T
San Francisco
Superb independent bookshop

I am a retired independent bookshop owner, and ran a bookshop that was larger than the Gallery... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Stuart B
Worcester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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This bookstore caters to adults and children.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Main, Kasten Streets, Mendocino, CA
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

They have everything you've heard of and most of what you haven't. Very good toy and craft section for the kids and grandkids. Lots of cards, new age-y stuff, local history.

Thank Dianne T
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I am a retired independent bookshop owner, and ran a bookshop that was larger than the Gallery bookshop. There are so many so so independent bookshops around who try to make a virtue of being independent, but are basically inadequate as bookshops, in part probably...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

They do a great job selecting a variety of books and gift items for all ages. Very gracious and knowledgeable staff-the cashier was the author of a book I bought on this trip. They should be supported and encouraged to continue.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

More than just a bookstore. Books of every genre, great children's section, calendars, greeting cards, author book signing, local events, and all with a beautiful view of the ocean.

Thank DianeCasparCottage
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Wonderful independent bookstore with very knowledgeable and helpful staff. Great selection and helpful recommendations. Staff was skilled at asking me insightful questions to help guide their recommendations.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This bookstore is awesome and not just for books - calendar selection is amazing every time, even Celtic acessories and socks! I try to stop here every time I visit Mendo!

Thank AmyKahn
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Fun book store with lots of other neat items including a nice selection of cards. A little surprised not to see any of Donald Bain's Murder She Wrote books on the shelves.

Thank livinglife4
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This is a good ole fashioned book store, with staff picks and a friendly staff. In a world of digital everything, this is a great reminder of the importance and pleasure of holding a real book in your hand and the smell of the print...More

Thank legsbell
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Of all the shops on Main Street, Gallery Books is the place to go for a taste of Mendocino community. This is the real deal, where one can browse shelves of thoughtfully selected books, many with handwritten reviews provided by staff and regular customers. Locals...More

Thank Northcoast_Flyer
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Did you travel to the north coast and forget your reading material? Stop by this excellent bookstore— it has a great selection of books for serious readers (non-fiction, fiction, history, cookbooks, nature/travel, kids, and much more) and other things too. Or buy books there to...More

Thank kada09
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