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5/19 -- Curbside Pickup Available!


Employees and customers must wear masks & practice safe distancing!

Remember: we can deliver locally and ship books, too, so you can stay home and let the books come to you.

Order and Pay First

·         Ordering books on our website is still the most efficient—just choose PICKUP IN STORE for curbside pick-up.

·         Or call Rakestraw Books at (925) 837-7337 Monday - Saturday 10 AM to 4

Please Be Patient!

·         Don’t come until we tell you your order is ready.  

·         If the books are in-store, we’ll process the order & contact you as quickly as possible.

·         If the books need to be ordered, give us a few days to get them.

·         For now, we can’t do walk-up sales. Everything must be paid for in advance online or by phone.

·         Thanks for your patience as we adapt our business to the current reality. We very much appreciate your support.

Thank you for choosing Rakestraw Books!

Fine print/FAQ:

·         We expect the phones to be busy, but you can always email rakestraw_books@yahoo.com to check order status or ask a question.

·         Books that are marked "On Our Shelves Now" are in stock.

·         We are thrilled to make recommendations, please call the shop at (925) 837-7337.