Former Long Beach Bookstores

Information about Long Beach bookstores of the past.

Acres of Books (1934-2008)
This huge and famous used book store in Long Beach California was founded in 1934 by Bertrand Smith. It was originally located at 140 Pacific Avenue but it was relocated to its final location at 240 Long beach Boulevard in 1960. In 1990 Acres of Books was designated a cultural heritage landmark by the City of Long Beach. Acres of books closed on October 18, 2008 when the owners sold their 12,000 square foot store to the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency for $2.8 million.

Borders Bookstore at the Pike
The Borders Bookstore formerly located in the Pike at Rainbow Harbor dining and Entertainment complex, at 101 South Pine Avenue, closed in 2011. That site is now the home of the One Dollar Bookstore

Borders Bookstore Los Altos
Formerly located in the Los Altos Market Center at 2110 Bellflower Boulevard in Long Beach, California. closed in 2011.

Nused Books
Formerly located at 4141 Norse Way in Long Beach, California.

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