Oldtown Book Nook offers gently-used books in over 50 categories at modest prices, with new arrivals stocked daily. Check out our Facebook page to see images of our new arrivals. Please stop by for a browse or a chat!

Our children's section has a variety of books from which to choose, from picture and board books to young adult books. We have a good selection of cookbooks and, while you're visiting us, please check out our Local Interest & Steinbeck section. Well-behaved pets (on leashes) are always welcome. Customer book requests or special orders are gladly accepted.


About Us:
For years, Lynne Steele and Jeff Todd have dreamt of opening a used bookstore in their adopted city, Salinas. That day finally arrived in October 2012 when we opened our doors at 521 S. Main Street.