Books & Bookshops
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.