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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 closed from 07/24 until 08/4. For inquiries or orders, please email info@europeanbook.com. Email and internet orders will be processed with a slight delay. We will be open from noon to 4pm on Saturday 8/5. New regular business hours start Monday 8/7, please see below. Thank you!

Monday and Tuesday: by appointment only

Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Thursday: noon to 7pm

Sunday: closed

Tel: (510) 922-9157