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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


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.


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

Garrison Keillor, Author


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.

Community Events begin this weekend


Upcoming Events

Since we opened in the fall, people have asked us if we will be hosting events. As an all volunteer led organization, we are relying heavily on volunteers who are interested in creating or hosting events.  Thanks to these amazing volunteers and community partners, we now have some great events coming up! Head over to to learn more details about any of the events or subscribe to our calendar.

We look forward to seeing you soon!


Saturday, January 20 at 11 am -Storytime with Eden

Friday, January 26 at 6 pm- Author Talk with local author Stacey Bowen

Sunday, January 28 at 3 pm – Storytime with Kenia


Saturday, February 3 at 11 am – Storytime with Eden

Sunday, February 4 from 11-4 pm – Book Giveaway for teachers

Saturday, February 10 at 6 pm – Film Screening “Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop” co-hosted by Daly City Youth Poet Laureate

Sunday, February 11 at 2 pm – Silent Book Club co-hosted by @Skyline.Bookbox


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