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Odd Mondays | Poetry Times Three

Odd Mondays | Poetry Times Three

Odd Mondays is a reading series and community event in Noe Valley which re-occurs almost every odd Monday. Three excellent Bay Area poets kick off July with new poetry collections.…

Holiday Picks from Folio Books & NCIBA

The holiday season is in full swing and Folio Books is overflowing with wonderful gifts for everyone on your list (including you!). Not sure what to get? Everyone on staff…

Our Very First Teacher Appreciation Day!

We were very excited to host our very first Teacher Appreciation Day here at Folio Books because we think teachers (and librarians of course!) are the best. It was a…

A Fond and Bittersweet Farewell

  Later today, I’m heading over to Phoenix Books for the goodbye party celebrating their 28 years in business in Noe Valley.  Then tomorrow Kate and I and various employees and helpers will…

Why Did Paula Buy A Bookstore?

"When I was growing up my grandfather owned a small restaurant. It was a wonderful place with a lot of regulars and a warm staff who made everyone feel at…