Dear Readers,

Okay: let's open our eyes, lift our hearts, and move upward and forward--

Books on B is open-- for doorway pickup of prepaid orders!


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Our partners, and can take care of your audio and digital book needs, and STILL support your independent bookstore!


I'm confident that together, we’ll come out better on the other side.

This experience has grown our roots all the deeper into our community-- we're the stronger for this, because of you.

Keep taking good care of yourself and each other,

                                                    Renee and
                                                    Books on B


Now meeting you for your prepaid order pick-up at the door on Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am-2pm!

Schedule your appointment here:

Book an Appointment


Books on B, created by its community, and for its community, opened its doors September 30th, 2017.

Its owner, Renee Rettig, hails from Hayward’s beloved The Book Shop (1960-2017) and is proud to be part of the preservation and proliferation of independent bookstores.

Celebrating new, used, and rare reads, and delighting in special orders, placed daily, Books on B invites all readers to gather at its warm, welcoming hearth— bring your curiosity and compassion!