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Welcome to Indie Bookstore Weekend!

Indie Bookstore day is an annual tradition on the last day of April, but we Sacramento bookstores love it so much we’ve made it a weekend to give everyone plenty of time to visit all of the participating stores (see below!). Visit a store, spend $10 and get your passport or app stamped and get one entry to our multitude of prizes. Each check-in gets you an entry, visit all 9 stores, get 9 chances to win a tote bag and gift certificate from one of the participating stores!

Running April 27th to April 28th, check each store for special activities, and hours opened. Hope to see you soon!

Sacramento, Elk Grove, and Folsom!

When is it?
April 26 – April 28, 2024


participating bookstores

Capital Books
Another Universe

1011 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 492-6657

Downtown Sacramento’s newest bookstore, selling new books from all your favorite genres. The basement, Another Universe, recently opened, selling games, Magic the Gathering, Pokèmon cards, toys, Science Fiction & Fantasy books, Harry Potter books and toys. Make sure to stop by our Fantasy and Board Game themed cafe, There and Back, right around the corner!

Open Friday 11-6, Saturday 10-6, Sunday 11-4


5301 Freeport Blvd., Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 731-8001

Crawford’s Books is a family-owned, independent bookstore that has been in Sacramento since 1983. We have over 40,000 books in a variety of genres. Most of our books are used which we acquire from people like you through our trade credit program. While you are here, browse the mysteries, peruse the classics, get comfortable in the kid’s section, and enjoy your time here with us. We have something for everyone, including greeting cards, art, jewelry, and crafts created by local artists. We look forward to meeting you and helping you find just the right books for you and your loved ones.

Friday – Sunday, 10am-6pm for IBD weekend

2814 35th Street,
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 737-3333

Opened in the summer of 2003 and is the literary hub of Oak Park. We host book signings by local and national authors, lectures, poetry events, children’s storytime, art talks, and much more. Managed and operated by Georgia “Mother Rose” West, the bookstore has proudly become a well-known pillar in the Oak Park community.

Ruby's Books

1831 F Street, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 822-4909

A woman artist-owned, independent brick & mortar in the heart of Sacramento. We specialize in books, prints, and ephemera with an expansive emphasis on all things creative.

3604 McKinley Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816
(279) 202-9018

The East Village Bookshop is an awesome community bookstore in the East Sacramento neighborhood and a gathering place for popsicles, drop-in activities, picnic game rentals, and more! We carry a selection of new releases in fiction, non-fiction, local interest, cooking, crafts, children’s, young adult, and well-loved classics.

3325 Folsom Blvd,
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 942-9250

Ruby's Books

724 Sutter Street
Folsom, CA

An inviting, community-focused bookstore. We carry a highly curated selection of new books from many genres. We strive to create a space that will make readers of all ages want to come back again and again to fuel their love of books!

Ruby's Books

9257 Laguna Springs Dr Suite 130
Elk Grove, CA 95758
(916) 538-3482

Read the Region Hours
Friday 8-8
Saturday 8-5:30
Sunday 8-6

At Elk Grove’s bookstore, café, and community hub, everyone deserves a seat at the table!

Our family-owned, inclusive business will be your new favorite place to shop for books and gifts, meet up with friends, get work done, relax, and connect with the community. We offer:

* Books for all ages in all genres, with a focus on representation, inclusion, equity, and diversity





712 R St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 442-9475

Beers Books has been serving Sacramento with quality new and used books at affordable prices for over 90 years. Visit us at our new location at 712 R St.