Bank of Books

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748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93001 748 E. Main St., Ventura Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Closed All Hours
+18056433154
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  • Hours
    Sun
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Mon-Thu
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Fri-Sat
    10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Report | 3 months ago
Bank of Books is a great local resource for all types of books.
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Report | 3 months ago
It's a bit on the pricey side, but with the groupon, I was pleased.
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Report | 5 months ago
Very nice bookstore, next to a great coffee shop, and plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy both.
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Report | a year ago
Great Groupon deal, awesome store, will definitely buy more and share with friends!
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Report | a year ago
A massive warehouse of used and new books. Not fancy and a little hard to navigate, but the staff is helpful.
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Report | a year ago
Wonderful old fashioned bookstore. A dying breed. I only wish it was BIGGER! I could spend hours in a place like this.
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Report | a year ago
I liked the laid back atmosphere and friendly service
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Report | a year ago
Had asked if they had 2 books I was interested in purchasing. They did not have the books but told me they would look into seeing if they had them else ware. I received a call the very next day with the information about the books. Will be headed that way to purchase them this week. Lots of old vintage books that enjoyed looking over. Will go back to one of their stores in the future.
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Report | 2 years ago
Good selection and quite well organized in areas that I looked at, though prices somewhat higher than at some other stores dealing in used books, both locally and online. But Bank of Books had some titles that I hadn't seen elsewhere -- and therefore purchased. Without the Groupon, however, I would not have selected some of the titles that I bought.
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Report | 2 years ago
Absolutely loved Bank of Books. Amazing selection of books - from new to historic vintage pieces. Everyone was helpful, charming, and a pleasure to talk to. It was my first time going there - but it won't be the last!
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Ever since his parents opened a bookstore in 1954, Clarey Rudd's life has revolved around the written word. Clarey owned and managed 24 bookstores between 1974 and 1996 before depositing a life?s worth of knowledge into Bank of Books, where the next generation of Rudds joins in the family business by sorting and shipping more than 200,000 new, used, and rare titles dating back to the 1600s. A veritable potpourri of genres greets visitors at the two-level store, and that?s only the tip of the iceberg. The Rudd clan restocks the shelves daily, sending excess titles to a warehouse where more than 2 million additional books reside.

With both book-filled facilities to draw from, the Rudds have no problem helping interested parties hunt down everything from new releases to ancient manuals. They keep Bank of Books filled with works from local authors and national bestsellers, even saving some space for local artists to exhibit and sell their work.

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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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