second-hand books | peace and quiet | ponsonby

Welcome earthling

We sell quality second hand books. Come take a wander through our 20,000 volume collection, or sit about and enjoy our free Wifi and sunny courtyard.

We offer books by subscription (selected for you and sent by post, or in bulk for your business, hotel or home), we run micro-concerts and host events in store. You can hire our delightful space for your event (and non-commercial events are free).


Contact details

201 ponsonby road, auckland
(opposite Prego, near the intersection with Franklin Road)

open every day 10am-5pm
09 360 1741

I am looking for a particular book

Give us a call or send us email or Facebook message. If we don't have it, we can keep an eye out for it for you.


I have books to sell

We are buying good quality business and technology books (not technical guides or software manuals) if you are willing to part with yours.

We are not buying other books at the moment (because we have too many ourselves!). We do accept donations of all sorts dropped off at the store.