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New Hours at Peninsula Books

Come join us at the bookstore four days a week at Peninsula Books. You will find new and used books for all ages. You can also donate books. Email for what we accept and when. We will have an opening day activities from 10 – 6 pm on December 2nd. Learn more here. Are you a group that would like to host a book club, workshop, etc., at our space? Contact us at con…

Join us soon at 441 Westlake!

We are preparing our location at 441 Westlake (between JoAnn Fabrics and Color Me Mine)! We hope to see you browse our new and used book selection. As we build, we hope to have programs and activities for everyone to …

Help us create Peninsula Books at Westlake

We have some exciting news! We will be opening a space at Westlake Center in Daly City!!! We are excited to build this community bookstore and community space. Now we need your help! We …
world cup reads

Women’s World Cup Book List

During World Cup mania, find stories of inspirational women in their journey playing the game they love. Chase Your Dreams – Julie Ertz When Nobody Was Watching – Carli Lloyd Raised a Warrior – Susie Petrucce…

Pride Titles

Check out these titles and more to show your pride and allyship. Two Boys Kissing – David Levithan Stella and her Family – Miriam Schiffer All In – Billie Jean King Gender Queer – Maia Kobabe My Rainbow…
April 2023 book picks for poetry month, earth day, volunteer appreciation, financial awareness and more

April 2023 Peninsula Book Collaborative Picks

April is a busy month! We celebrate poetry, Earth Day, volunteer appreciation week, financial awareness month and more!! And, of course, there’s more than one book for each of these! Here’s a quick sample. “The Hil…
Jore Argueta of Daly City is San Mateo County's 2023-2024 Poet Laureate and their first poet laureate of Hispanic descent

Celebrating National Poetry Month with Jorge Argueta of Daly City

We are still celebrating National Poetry Month with Jorge Argueta of Daly City, San Mateo County’s 2023-2024 Poet Laureate and their first poet laureate of Hispanic descent. Argueta has written many wonderful child…
National Poetry Month - April 2023

National Poetry Month April 2023

It’s National Poetry Month! Take time this month to create or read a poem. All month long, we will highlight poets and poems on our Instagram page. Follow us on Instagram!
Our top picks to close out women's history month

Our Top Picks to Close Out Women’s History Month

Before the end of Women’s History Month, we wanted to share some of our top picks. “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros “Interpreter of Maladies” by Jhumpa La…

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