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The Book Den
California's Oldest Used Book Store

Sometime during 1902, two brothers, Ernest and Thomas Angel, opened a book store at 1257 Broadway in Oakland, California. In 1904, they moved the store four blocks down Broadway to 464 Eighth Street, and by 1905, they were out of business. Not a very auspicious beginning for what would become one of the oldest book stores in California.... more

1st Thursday, December 5, 5 - 8 PM

El Camino Real

Are you interested in the California missions? Are you a train fanatic or a car buff? I
n California history, El Camino Real is the road that connects them all. Author Tom Zimmerman will give presentations on his book El Camino Real & the Route of the Daylight at 6 & 7 PM. He'll be available all evening, so stop to talk with him anytime.

Saturday, December 7th, 2 - 4 PM

New Santa Barbara Cartoons are creating a buzz! Stop by with the kids to meet Santa Barbara children's book author, JZ Bingham, who will be reading excerpts from her recently released trilogy of cartoon adventure for the Salty Splashes Collection.

Salty Splash cover images

The Salty Splashes Collection is a new numbered series of humorous illustrated fiction for boys and girls, ages 4-12. The event will feature free posters, free bookmarks and the opportunity to have books personally inscribed by JZ Bingham.

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The Book Den

New and Used Books
15 E. Anapamu St.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Tel (805)962-3321

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Monday to Saturday
10 AM - 6 PM
11 AM - 5 PM

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