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  • Last day of business is Feb. 29th, 2024
  • Website sales open until March 15th, 2024 (ship-to-home only)

Folio Books is a queer and woman-owned independent bookshop in Noe Valley, San Francisco founded in 2013. We sell new books, stationery, puzzles, games, and more. We strive to curate a diverse selection of books in all genres with staff specializing in literary fiction, science fiction/fantasy, YA, romance, and children's literature. Our greeting cards, gifts, and stickers showcase many local creators. Our small but mighty team of booksellers has over 50 years of combined experience working in bookstores across San Francisco. We love to provide recommendations to our community, support local authors and creators, and share the one thing that brings us all together: BOOKS!

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Folio Books
3957 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94114

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If you do want to proceed with ordering via our website then you can search via the sidebar, peruse our staff picks and curated lists, or browse by subject. Add books to your cart or put them on a wishlist for later.

  1. As you shop please note each book's availability status:
    • In the Store Now – our staff will pull the book and send you a confirming email when it is ready for pickup.
    • Available to Order – we will special order the book for you, and our staff will email you timeframe details. Most books take 2-3 business days to arrive, but some are shipped from the east coast and can take 10-14 days.
    • Available for Pre-Order – The book has not yet been published.  We will put it in our system so that you will receive it when it is released.
    • Not Available from Us – This book is not available to us as it is temporarily out of stock with out distributors or out-of-print.. You might try sites such as,, or for available used copies.
  2. Once checkout is complete, you’ll receive an automated email to let you know the checkout process was successful.
  3. You’ll receive a follow-up email from our staff within 24-48 hours to confirm details once the order has been reviewed.