December 8, 2014

I had walked by this building a million times in my past and I always read the quote on the side of the building as I walked, “You are Beautiful” … a positive and joyful reminder. Like thousands of other locals and tourist walking on Main Street, I shot a selfie over m...

July 6, 2014

Looking for a fun and engaging addition for the kiddos at your Summer party, playgroup, or child's birthday? Invite Books and Cookies to come to YOU!


We've been having a blast at pop-up events and activities all over town! These past few months have been wild with birt...

June 27, 2014

I am extremely excited to announce that Books and Cookies has found a new place to call home!


The New Books and Cookies

2309 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 (cross street Strand)

Right next door to Rita’s and almost across the street from our old location.


Last Frida...

June 25, 2014

Hey Music with Jennifer fans! Books and Cookies has paired with yogitoes to bring you Musical Yoga with Jennifer! All attendees receive 25% off products in-store that day, and advanced pay RSVPS automatically entered to win a FREE Manduka LiveON Kids Mat!



Advanced pay...

June 10, 2014

Hey Baby Play Time goers and new friends! You're invited to our new BABY PLAY DATES  in the park starting Thursday, June 19th!


We’re bringing our popular Baby Play Time activity outdoors! Encourage your baby’s development through play and learning. You’ll enjoy 20-30 m...

May 25, 2014

Everyone told me new businesses take some time to become profitable, sometimes up to three years and I did prepared for that, but as we approached our three year mark and Books and Cookies was still chugging along (like the little engine that could), I knew it was time...

April 25, 2014

We are feeling the love!


Buy Local Santa Monica Committee partnered with the Santa Monica Daily Press to launch the first ever "Most Loved Santa Monica" competition and Books and Cookies won! We are the “Most Loved Santa Monica” Kid’s-Centric Business voted by resident...

April 17, 2014

...Another Opens.


Thank you to Chudney (Owner, Books and Cookies)'s sister Tracee for this touching blog post and video from our March, 2014 Big Moving Bash!


Via Tracee Ellis Ross

March 20, 2014

It is with an extremely heavy heart, a few tears in my eyes, but also with great optimism that I inform you that this location of BOOKS AND COOKIES will be closing its doors March 23rd, 2014.


Business is inevitably tough for a small independent bookstore, but we know...

March 15, 2014

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