Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day is on the horizon, we've put together a selection of books and gifts that are sure to bring  joy to her day. 


Product Details 

1. The Perfect Book: Tartine All Day ($40.00), Rad Women World Wide($15.99), Foraged Flora ($40.00), The Mothers ($26.00)

2. Craft + Foster Soy Wax Candles, $22.00

3.  All Linked Up Silver Necklace from, Matr Boomie $26.95

4. This Season's Newest S'well Bottle Designs, $25.00 - $42.95

5. Brass Desktop Perpetual Calendar, $21.00

6. Gold Foil Coffee Cups from Easy Tiger, $12.95

7. "Soap for Okay Moms" by Whiskey River Soap Co. $8.95

8. Storiarts Literary Infinity Scarves, $48.00

9. Vanilla Bean Boxed Pen, $15.95


Come in to see our full selection of curated gifts, or give us a call to place any featured item on hold (619) 236-5802

Gift Picks for Kids!

We've chosen a range of great gift items for babies to tweens and everything in between. Stop into the Shop to see our full line of children's toys, books, games, & more. 

1. Plush Toys by Jellycat, $22.00 (Ages 0+)

  • Jellycat must infuse some kind of cloud-magic hybrid in their products; each plush toy is oh-so-soft-and-cuddly you'll have a tough time turning it over to your little one. 

2.  Remote Control Metal Detector Robot by 4M, $25.00 (Ages 8+)

  • More than just a toy, building this robot from scratch teaches kids the basics of circuit construction. 

3. Harry Potter Puzzle by New York Puzzle Company, $18.95 (Ages 12+)

  • Featuring the classic 1997 Year One cover art, this 1000 piece puzzle is the perfect post-holiday family activity.

4. Animal Parade A - Z by Begin Again, $38.95 (Ages 3+)

  • Made from sustainably harvested wood, little ones can learn their upper & lower case alphabet on this two sided puzzle-- plus play with the animal figures on their own!

5. Crystal Growing Coral Reef by Copernicus Toys, $13.95 (Ages 6+)

  • Kit contains three multi-colored coral forms to grow your own beautiful desk top ocean reef. 

6. Sushi Go! by Gameright, $13.95 (Ages 8+)

  • A fun family card game that encourages strategy and probability learning in middle grade kids.

7. Books For Everyone to Enjoy, $17.99 - $29.95

  • A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers & Sam Winston, $17.99 (All Ages)
  • Shy by Deborah Freedman, $17.99 (Ages 3-5)
  • The Ultimate Peter Rabbit by Camilla Hallinan, $19.99 (Ages 10+)
  • Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved by Paul Barret, $29.95 (Ages  12+)
  • The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon, $18.99 (Ages 12+)




Holiday Gift Picks

It's December 1st and officially time to get serious about your holiday shopping. Check out our first installment of the Library Shop Holiday Gift Guide 2016: a curated selection for everyone on your list. 

1. Books for the Art & History Buff in your life, $15.99-$75.00

  • Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz & Miriam Klein Stahl, $15.99
  • The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by  Richard Kurin, $35.00
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings, $75.00
  • An Artist's Alphabet by Norman Messenger, $17.99

2. Bottled Up Glass Decanter by Fred & Friends, $20.00

  • The perfect balance of classy and sassy, these gilded glass decanters hold 35 oz of liquid. Makes an excellent host(ess) gift!

3. "Day" Folklore Enamel Tea Pot by Wild & Wolf, $28.95

  • Drink you tea in style with this camp-ready enamelware featuring folklore inspired illustrations. 

4. Due Date Pashmina Silk Scarf by Cyberoptix, $54.95

  • Custom printed in Detroit, these luxurious scarves are light enough to wear in any season-- show your #librarylove every day of the year.  

5. Home is Where the Heart Is San Diego Bangle, by Mimi & Lu, $40.00

  • Available in 14K Gold, Rose Gold, or Nickel Silver, these locally made bangles keep you looking chic and tell the world that your heart lies in SD. 

6. Books for the Politics & Pop-Culture Lover in your Life $30.00-$45.00

  • The Daily Show (The Book): an Oral History by Jon Stewart, $30.00
  • Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda, $45.00
  • Red-Blooded American Male: Photographs by Robert Trachtenberg $40.00
  • Star Trek 50 Artists 50 Years, $39.95 




Valentine's Day Gift Guides for Him and Her

It's almost Valentine's Day, and we have a variety of beautiful gift options in the shop for anyone on your love list. Whether you're shopping for friends, kids, spouses or a new flame, we've got you covered!

For her...


And for him...

Until our e-commerce is up and running, we are happy to hold any item below for you in the shop. Just email us libraryshop at supportmylibrary dot org or call the store at (619) 236-5802 to purchase. 

Supplies are limited but we're happy to work as your personal shoppers if we're out of any of these one-of-a-kind items!