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Warwick’s Books & Gifts

Warwick's is the oldest continuously family-owned and operated bookstore in the United States.

Leaf through the pages of classic novels, colorful kids books, new releases and many more fascinating reads at Warwick’s in La Jolla, a fixture on the downtown landscape and the oldest continuously family owned-and-operated bookstore in the United States.  It’s also THE place to buy fine stationery, unique gifts and jewelry, and office supplies for its thousands of loyal customers.

Well-known for author events, the bookseller attracts fans from around the globe. Notable authors appearing at Warwick’s have included Hillary Clinton, broadcast journalist Ted Koppel, author/illustrator Brian Selznick, and long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad. Pulitzer Prize winners, presidents and sports icons have also graced the store. Check out Warwick’s online events calendar for these entertaining and thought-provoking book talks/signings.

On the second Tuesday of every month, the store offers Coffee With a Bookseller. Sip your morning coffee with a member of the Warwick’s bookselling team and listen to literature they love, new releases and books of note. This free event is a treat for anyone who loves to gather with others and chat about interesting books.

Families will love Warwick’s Kids Corner, filled with books by superstar children’s authors. Looking for a great gift idea? Join the Warwick’s Kids Book of the Month Club. This is an easy, convenient way to give books on a regular basis to a special child in your life. Choose to have books sent every month, bi-monthly, or just on birthdays & holidays. For more information, please contact the book department at (858) 454-0347.

Warwick’s also invites schools to participate in its Book For Schools Program. Each time Warwick’s hosts a children’s author event, it sends a school an informational flyer inviting school family members and staff to attend the event. This is a great way not only to have the unique opportunity to meet a variety of authors and hear their intriguing stories, but to spread the passion for books.

When you visit Warwick’s you step into history. The fourth-generation owned business thrives on the many services it provides, such as book ordering and shipping, and knowledgeable employees who can recommend a book for anyone.

Warwick’s also offers event hosting, delivery to the La Jolla Village area and complementary gift wrap on any item purchased at the store. The bookseller is also dog-friendly, so bring Fido on your next visit! Parking is available behind the store.



Located in La Jolla

7812 Girard Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454-0347
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Hours of Operation:

Monday- Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 10am-5:30pm

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