Book Alley


Pasadena's independent and used bookstore, Book Alley was founded in 1992 and originally started in an alley way in Old Pasadena, California. Book Alley is a general used bookstore, offering a large selection of books on all subjects, claiming to have the largest selection of Art, Architecture, and Photography books in the area. They boast over 50,000 titles in-stock, from genre fiction starting at $3.99 to First Editions, Limited Editions, Signed, rare and collectible titles. Nearly all books are also cataloged online to make shopping easier. Discover the finest and most eclectic selection of new, used, and rare books as well as records, CDs, DVDs, and a few collectible framed and unframed art and photography pieces.

Book Alley also sells vintage and original prints along with a framing service in-store.

  • Exclusive to Pasadena
  • Kid Friendly

Book Alley

1252 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106

  • Phone: (626) 683-8083