The Last Bookstore

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The Last Book Store
Downtown

If the Last Bookstore Downtown were really our last bookstore, we'd be in good shape. Currently housed in what used to be an old bank building (complete with marble columns and giant doors), the store first began in a loft apartment and has since expanded to include a record shop, coffee bar and "Labyrinth" mezzanine level solely dedicated to $1 books. It's now the largest independent bookstore in Southern California. You can sell or trade old books here, pick up new ones, grab a record or a cup of joe, and attend a myriad of events including readings, book signings, writer's groups, open mic nights and concerts. It's a true community hot spot, bringing like-minded literary folks together to create, inspire and share in an open and welcoming space.

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Venue name: The Last Bookstore
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Address: 453 South Spring St
Los Angeles

Opening hours: Mon-Thur 10am-10pm; Fri-Sat 10am-11pm; Sun 10am-6pm

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Erick R

It's hard to just focus on books at the Last Book Store!  There's so much going on in the downtown destination from art and architecture to tunnels made out of books and bank vaults filled with mysteries - this is a great place to explore alone or with the whole family.