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Peninsula Book Collaborative’s mission is to build and grow the next generation of book lovers.

Peninsula Book Collaborative has a goal to support book lovers in North San Mateo County. Our nonprofit bookstore and community space is located at 441 Westlake Center. The nonprofit bookstore will be operated by Peninsula Book Collaborative.

So many books, so little time

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


Join us for a Summer Bingo Challenge at Peninsula Books


Welcome summer!!! We are celebrating with having a summer Bingo challenge for adults! Pick up a Bingo sheet at our location beginning Thursday, June 6 or download (links below). Read books and complete Bingo challenge. Return your completed Bingo sheet to our location to receive a completion prize and be entered into a raffle for additional prizes.

June is also when we celebrate Pride, Juneteenth, and dads. We have a great selection of books to honor these events/holidays. We also have a pride event on June 13th with author TherActivist! Come on out.
Stay up to date with all of our events from our online calendar. There is something for everyone!

A book is a gift you can open again and again.

Garrison Keillor, Author


Independent Bookstore Day 2024


Friday, April 26 -Independent Bookstore Spirit Day

We are celebrating our first Independent Bookstore Day this year. We will will kick it off at Gilman Brewery in Daly City for Peninsula Book Collaborative Birthday Bash. We will have Book Trivia, prizes, food and a drink ticket for those who attend. The event is for all ages and you can create a team and come together, find a team there, or play on your own. This is a fundraiser to support the Collaborative. Tickets are $25 and we have a few free tickets for educators/library staff  as well. Get your ticket or sponsor the event today.




Saturday, April 27 – Independent Bookstore Day

Join us for our first Indie Bookstore Day. We will have prizes throughout the day, special giveaways, and Indie Bookstore exclusives.

Some things we have in process:

  • Bookstore Bingo with prizes
  • Special storytime at 10:30 am!
  • Treats throughout the day
  • Kids coloring corner
  • Prizes with every purchase

Head over to our event page for more updates leading up to the day.


Spring is full of fun events at Peninsula Books


The volunteer team at Peninsula Books is planning events this spring for everyone!

Our author talks will include topics like Alcatraz, supporting families with diverse needs, poetry, and using cannabis.

Our community events will include teddy bear clinics, college workshops, and book art for adults.

We are also planning our Independent Bookstore Day (4/27) activities and 1 year anniversary as a nonprofit!!!

Visit our events page for updates and come out for the fun.

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