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Crawford's Books

A place to find books to entertain, soothe, and quiet the mind.
We are here for you during this unusual time.
(916) 731-8001

What's Happening at Crawford's Books

We are OPEN with MODIFIED hours

We are closed Thursday, Thanksgiving Day.

Crawford's Books is open. We have a modified schedule. Store hours are Tues - Sat, 10am - 6pm.  Here are some things you need to know.

Masks are required in the store. We will limit shoppers to six people at a time. Keep 6 feet physical distance. We are accepting books for trade, however we are limiting the amount you can bring to two shopping bags or boxes at a time. Thank you for following these guidelines, which helps us stay healthy and able to keep the store running.

Mysteries & More Adult Book Club

The Mysteries & More Book Club is meeting virtually! The next meeting is Thursday, December 10 at 6:30pm. We will be discussing Where the Crawdad's Sing.

Mysteries, suspense, excitement and intrigue! All of these and more can be found at the monthly Mysteries & More Book Club at Crawford's Books. We meet the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm through Zoom. 

To join, email for Zoom information.

2021 Reading List HERE

Lost in a Good Book Blog

Checkout Ready Player One by Ernest Cline just in time for the release of his sequel, Ready Player Two! Ready Player One is set in a dystopic future where the world is a mess, so everyone escapes into the free virtual reality of the OASIS (sound eerily familiar?). In the OASIS, users can be whoever or whatever they want to be. When the creator of the OASIS dies…

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Curbside Pick Up Still Available

Crawford's Book is continuing to offer curbside pick-up of book orders. Please email your order anytime to or call us Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm at 916-731-8001. If we do not have what you are looking for, we can special order it! Or, we would be happy to suggest a book from the same author or same genre! Surprise Packs are available HERE.

Pick up times are Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm. 
Shipping is available. 

We accept payment through PayPal and Venmo. If these payment options are not available to you, we can process a credit card over the phone or we can accept cash in exact change in an envelope.

We will post updates as information becomes available. In the meantime, be safe, wash your hands and immerse yourself in a great book!

Sue's Surprise! Curbside Pick-up Option

Crawford's Books is featured in Inside Publications.

Crawford's Books Featured in Inside Publications (Aug 2018)

Jennie's Blog

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The Fountains of Silence

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CHOMP by Carl Hiaasen

CHOMP by Carl Hiaasen

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June 2018 - The Book Thief

June 2018 - The Book Thief

"When Death has a story to tell, you listen." Written by Markus Zusak, and told through the eyes of Death, The Book Thief tells the story of Liesel...