Welcome to Four-Eyed Frog Books!

A Community-Owned Bookstore

Four-Eyed Frog Books is a community-owned, independent bookstore located in the quaint Mendocino County coastal town of Gualala, in northern California. The Frog, as it’s affectionately referred to, is owned by nearly two dozen community shareholders, who jointly purchased their beloved bookstore in 2016 when the original owner moved out of the area. To read the whole story click here About the Frog .

We made the news on our anniversary! Click here to read the story of the first year in the life of our community owned bookstore, as reported by S.J. Black in the Independent Coast Observer, Volume 49, Number 14, July 7, 2017. 


Meet Max, the Frog's newest (and youngest) community shareholder. Read the story here.   



Independent Bookstores Cultivate Community

When you shop at a local independently (Indie) owned business, your entire community benefits:
 - Local retailers are your friends and neighbors—support them and they’ll support you.
 - Spend $100 at a local-owned business and $68 of that stays in your community. 
 - More of your taxes are reinvested in your community--where they belong.

Did you know you can search our stock online and order print books, audio books, and e-books through our website? Your support helps to ensure the survival of a community owned independent bookstore.

Upcoming Events at the Frog

Two New Children's Books

by Jeanne Jackson

Sunny Loves Spring and 

Sunny Loves Summer  

NEW DATE: Saturday Dec. 7th

2:00 - 4:00pm












Jacquelynn Baas Shares Marcel Duchamp and the Art of Life 

Sunday, Dec. 8th 2:00 - 4:00pm

This brand new book is sure to create a stir with its premise that Duchamp - one of the most influential artists of the 20th century - was "informed by Asian 'esoterism,' energetic spiritual practices identifying creative energy with the erotic impulse."

Sea Rancher, Jacquelynn Baas, a prominent art curator and museum director is best known in the Bay Area as director emeritus of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.


This event will be held in the Action Network Conference Room (above Physical Gym in Gualala's Cypress Village)

October 2019 Best Selling Books at the Frog


Click here to see the top 20 best selling books at Four Eyed Frog Books for October 2019!

A Perfect Gift Idea


Mendonoma Sightings Throughout the Year, by Jeanne Jackson   
Get it signed, personalized, or gift wrapped for free!




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