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“A Book Barn- Classic Bookstore in Old Town Clovis”
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A Book Barn
Ranked #5 of 20 things to do in Clovis
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

This is a wonderful bookstore with a friendly atmosphere. A local family owns & runs it, and has preserved the 'old town' atmosphere of this unique building. So many books, not enough time....... You will want to stay for hours, and no one will bug you. There is an open air view of the upstairs, and a huge old wooden stairway on each end of the store. They moved from a smaller location in downtown Clovis, a few blocks away. This is a great location for them, with much more room. They have everything from sci-fi books to classics. Sell your old books, buy a few more, you can't stay away.

Thank Eileen B
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

When travelling, I enjoy browsing the local used book stores...if I can find one. But as a resident of Clovis, CA - I really don't have to look far. First, I received a friendly greeting and was given the lay of the land, as this is a rather large shop. I enjoy finding my way around on my own, but it's always nice to have some kind of orientation. The book selection is not lean - very comprehensive. Along the stacks there are places to sit and get to know the books you're considering purchasing. I can easily spend an hour here browsing, and that's being conservative. There's something for everybody. If you're a traveller looking for a place to stretch your legs and spend a little time - this would be it. The Book Barn offers a San Francisco used book store experience, right here at the "Gateway to the Sierras".

Thank William B
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Book Barn is a fabulous used book store. It is HUGE and well organized. I've been I about 4 times because my teenage daughters love to browse around in there as well. The employees are always kind and appreciate our business. Clovis does not have a great bookstore which is quite unfortunate, but The Book Barn often fills this need. :)

Thank stacy b
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Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Great variety of books and great prices. They also buy and trade back books. A lot science fiction books and books for teens.

Thank JAIME D
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Dan has moved into his current new store location from a much smaller venue. He now has room for a stunning inventory of both fiction and non-fiction books of all types. Plenty of room to lounge around. Frequent literary events. Active supporter of Fresno county "Friends of the Library". Be sure to stop in if you are in the neighborhood.

Thank clovis-man
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