Books & Bookshops

Hummingbird Gallery
Run by Michael and Patricia Fogden, selling a variety of goods and books ideal for gifts. Located outside entrance to Monteverde Reserve, Monteverde, 60109. Open Monday-Sunday 08:00-17:00.
7th Street Books
Selling a wide range of books in English, along with Latin America and tropical ecology books. Located in C, 7, Avdas. Central 1, Barrio La Soledad, San Jose.Open 09:00-18:00 Monday-Saturday and Sunaday10:00-17:00.
Libreria Dimi
Literature, humanities, arts, economy, law, science, computers, children, cooking, office supplies and toys Hasbro, Mattel, Fisher Price. Open Monday to Saturday 8:00-18:30. Located at the east side of Mercado Municipal de Grecia, in Grecia, Alajuela.
Libreria Fernandez Guardia
English and spanish literature, medicine, law, politics, economy, education, children books, philosophy, psychology, health. Open Monday to Friday 8:30-18:00, Saturday 9:00-15:00. Located over Street 0, in between Second and Central Avenue in San Jose.
Libreria Lehmann
Books, educational and recreational literature, dictionaries, technology, audiovisuals, school and office supplies, art and painting materials, toys, music. Open Monday to Saturday 9:00-20:00, Sunday 10:00-18:00. Located in Plaza Mayor mall in Rohrmoser.
Libreria UCR
Administration and finance, agronomy, arts, sciences, medicine, classics, cooking, computing, dictionaries, law, novel, poetry. Open Monday to Friday 8:00-18:00, Saturdays 9:00-13:00. Located in San Pedro, Montes de Oca, South side of Saprissa Building.
Mora Books
Selling a wide range of books, from: science fiction, computer books, magazines, comic books, collectables, maps, travel guides and more. Located in the west side of the Aurora Holiday Inn, Parque Morazan, San Jose. Open from 11:00-19:00.
Books on nutrition, cooking, meditation, architecture, design, science, English/Spanish literature, biographies, children books, music. Open Monday to Saturday 10:00-21:00, Sunday 11:00-20:00. Located in Multiplaza Escazu mal in Guachipelin, Escazu.
Bookshop for law books, international and national laws, administrative law, tax law, commercial law. Monday to Friday 08:00-17:30, Saturday 09:00-12:30. Located 100 meters east from Museo Nacional in Avenida Segunda in San Jose, building in the corner.
Books, art materials, office supplies, home furniture, perfumes, toys, jewelry, cosmetics, video games. Open Monday to Saturday 9:00-20:00, Sunday 10:00-19:00. 7 stores around the country including one in La Sabana from Gimnasio Nacional 75 meters south.
Books and Stuff Playa Jaco
Selling a range of books in Spanish and English, maps, magazines and American news papers. Located in Playa Jaco. Open Monday-Sunday 09:00-21:00.
Libreria Magon
Art, law, economy, education, geography, history, psychology, religion, health, philosophy. Open Monday to Friday 8:30-17:00, Saturday 9:00-15:00. Located in Mercedes de Montes de Oca, highway to Sabanilla, from AM/PM supermarket 75 meters east.
Jaime Peligro
One of the oldest book stores in the area selling a variety of new, old, used and foreign language books. Located in Tamarindo, Guanacaste.Open Monday-09:00-18:00 and Saturday 10:00-15:00.
Libreria Francesa
French literature, plays, biographies, suspense, French novels, poetry, maps, express service. Open Monday to Friday from 9:00-18:00, and Saturdays from 9:00-14:00. Located in Curridabat, from Pops, 100 meters east and 20 meters south.
Libreria Mario Sancho
Books in history, geography, english and spanish literature, science, business, economy, education, law, math. Open Monday to Friday 8:30-17:00, Saturday 9:00-15:00. Located in Cartago, from Palacio Municipal, 125 meters east, next to Pali supermarket.
Libreria Internacional
Science books, art, cuisine, architecture, sports, philosophy, decoration, entertainment, garden, childrens books, English literature, cds, dvds. Open Monday to Sunday 10:00-21:00. More than 10 stores, including Multiplaza Escazu in Guachipelin, Escazu
Libreria Dobles Segreda
English and spanish literature, law, business, medicine, politics, agriculture, architecture, economy. Open Monday to Friday 8:30-17:00. Located in Heredia, from the principal entrance of the UNA university in Heredia Centro, 100 meters west and 25 north
Libreria Motivos
Art, architecture, bibles, science, nature, classic literature, spirituality, children, cooking, law, psychology, health, tourism, online business. Offices open Monday to Friday 8:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:30. Located in Rio Oro urbanization in Santa Ana.