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About us



European Books and Media (formerly European Book Company, 1963) is an independent book company (librairie francaise). We import directly from France and supply schools, school districts, librairies and individuals. Our bookstore is open to the public Monday through Saturday (See hours below).

We are located:

6600 Shattuck Ave (between Ashby and Alcatraz)
Oakland CA 94609

2 blocks East of Ashby Bart



The bookstore will be open only on Saturday (10am to 5 pm on 3/31 and 4/7) for the next two weeks.
If you need to place an order, please email info@europeanbook.com and we will process it as usual. Shipping might be slightly delayed.
We wish you a joyous and safe Easter and Passover.

New regular business hours start Monday 8/7, please see below. Thank you!

Monday and Tuesday: by appointment only

Wednesday, Thursday: 12pm to 5pm

Friday, and Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Sunday: closed

Tel: (510) 922-9157