Shopping With Mrs. Dalloway's


ONLINE SHOPPING: Open 24/7. Go to the bar in the upper right corner of our home page and begin your search.

*While we encourage online shopping, please understand that most online orders will not be available for pick up immediately. Books for sale on our site are either on our shelves or available for us to order.*

*In addition to an auto-reply email you should receive when you place an order, you'll receive a personalized email update from a bookseller with the status of your order, usually within 24-48 hours. For more about how web orders work, please visit our FAQ page. Sincere thanks for your patience while we work on making your books available!*

*Questions? Call us at 510-704-8222 or send an email to us at*


CURBSIDE: In addition to picking up orders, you can order or purchase books and merchandise at our curbside table. We have contactless credit card payment and the ability to check on-hand stock. Curbside hours are Monday-Saturday, 10-6. 

BY APPOINTMENT Half-hour in-store appointments are available Monday-Saturday, 12-5. Call (510) 704-8222 to arrange a convenient time.

PERSONAL SHOPPING: Help is only a click away. Fill in the form that lets us know the people you are shopping for, their ages and interests, and we'll get back to you within 24 hours with suggestions.

PHONE: (510) 704-8222 for help and recommendations, Tuesdays-Saturdays. Because of volume, please be patient, as we field many calls with a small staff. 

WRITE: Send an email to, particularly if you have a long list of books to ask about.

Lastly, MRS DALLOWAY'S GIFT CERTIFICATES are an easy, one-size-fits-all solution. We can sell them to you right at the door (though if you are purchasing multiples, better send a list ahead).