653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

Now open six days a week
Tuesdays to Sundays
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
with limited browsing
curbside pickup and delivery also available

1-415-586-3733
[email protected]

Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!

Bird & Beckett Archived Events

The Live Music Just Won’t Stop!

Miss your evenings in the bookshop listening to live music?

Live streaming from Bird& Beckett Thursday and Friday evenings at 7:30pm
right in your living room, but more than six feet away!

August 10, 2020

The live streams from Bird & Beckett all started in mid-March on Friday…

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Hey, it’s not June any more!!

June 10, 2020

Whither goeth jazz?! We haven’t resigned ourselves to live without live audiences We’re…

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Now open for business at the storefront six days a week!

May 19, 2020

We’re now open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. We can…

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coronavirus considerations – the proprietor is in and out, taking orders and making deliveries, seven days a week.

Live music on the bookshop’s stage every Friday and occasional Saturdays & Sundays, live streamed to the world, without an in-store audience

April 27, 2020

5/5 update: Slow down, people! Just kidding, but really, the onslaught of orders…

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Wednesday, July 15 – 5:30 pm
Emily L. Quint Freeman, with her memoir
Failure to Appear: Resistance, Rebellion and Identity
a live stream

April 26, 2020

The New York Times, June 6, 1970   10 Foes of Draft Guilty in…

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EXTINCT ANIMALS OF THE ICE AGE!
Sunday, May 17th at 2pm
The Tar Pits Cantos Author Greg Harmon reads for the kids & their parents

April 26, 2020

Join us online at Bird & Beckett this afternoon, Sunday, May 17 at…

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Saturday, April 4th – 2pm
Two Way Mirror
book release with
music by A Angel Aarchet

April 10, 2020
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Saturday, April 4th – 7:30–10pm
Bye Bye Bartok
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night
at Bird & Beckett 

April 10, 2020

$20 cover charge; sliding scale available Darren Johnston, trumpet aka (also known endearingly…

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Sunday, April 5th – 4:30-6:30pm
Clint Baker’s Hot 4
which way west?
Sunday concert series

April 10, 2020

$20 suggested donation; any amount appreciated Don Neely, clarinet & vocals Jeff Hamilton,…

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POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, April 6th – 7pm
James Siegel + 1,
followed by an open mic

April 10, 2020
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Books

Books

"I don’t think the printed book is going to disappear any time soon. The codex (the bound book) is a wonderful container for information: simple, portable, inexpensive. Flip through the pages. No scrolling. No crashes. And the book, at its best, aspires to and attains the state of art."

-- Les Ferriss

 

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