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Address: 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4349
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+1 650-324-4321
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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My favorite local bookstore for talks, author signings, and just wandering around looking at books

This is a Menlo Park establishment! I don't usually buy books new, but when I do, I make sure I come here to support their business. They have author talks and book signings, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ryan D
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Menlo Park, California
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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Menlo Park establishment! I don't usually buy books new, but when I do, I make sure I come here to support their business. They have author talks and book signings, and they are also very happy to order a book for you if they don't have it in stock. The back corner is a wonderland for kids,... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Every time I visit the SF Bay Area, I make sure to visit Kepler's too - here I managed to find books that I could not find anywhere else, and in addition they always have copies signed by the author for a lot of books. This is really paradise for a book lover.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

What is there not to love? Rows upon rows of book club selections, piquing my interest and verifying the density of literary passion in this richly intellectual community. I love the staff recommendations shelves. I love the children's books section. I love the spiffy new black-and-white linoleum. I love the greeting cards. I love the printed canvas shopping bags. I... More 

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Grafton, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Kepler's is a wonderful small independent bookstore. Staff is knowledgeable and eager to recommend titles. I make a point of buying a book every time I go in. Small gems like this need all the support they can get in this age of e-books! Go buy a book and sit outside at Barrones next door with a cup of coffee!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Its great to come into a bookstore with a great variety. I highly recommend this wonderful bookstore.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I lived in the area at end of 40's, 50's, graduated Paly High School in '64, moved away in the 70's. A wonderful bookstore with wonderful people. Always! Interesting to stop by and listen... Wonderful area in which to grow up...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting the Bay Area and want a fun, informative evening, stop by Kepler's for one of their many free talks with contemporary authors. Most talks are free but you can support this great independent bookstore by buying the authors' books (which they usually sign) or picking up another one of the great books they have in stock. Make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Great relief from anything that's internet.... Good to read some of these books whether the books are fact or fiction.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a great bookstore with a helpful and knowledgeable staff. Even when looking for a specific title it's so much nicer to browse Kepler's expansive shelves than to order online.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Just when I thought all my holiday shopping was done, I had the opportunity to visit Kepler's. What a treat! The best selection and great help! It's packed full of books on things you didn't know you needed and I even fount a book to teach my Nephew Cam how to use Python programming to score in Minecraft (his favorite... More 

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