Summer Hours

As of June 15, 2021, Petunia's will be open Mondays through Saturdays, 11:00 am- 4:00 pm. For those customers who prefer to shop by appointment, please call 559-438-1561 and we will arrange a private time for you.

Our staff will continue to wear masks, and we ask our customers to do the same so all can be safe.


We will be CLOSED Friday, July 2 through Monday, July 5 for an extended 4th of July break.


We continue to take phone and e-mail orders petuniasplaceorders@gmail.com and offer bench pick up right outside our door, and we are happy to be your personal shopper if you are not able to come to the store. We are happy to mail books for you.

If you wish to shop online for books and audio books, see below. When you enter a title to search, you will be connected to Bookshop.org who will ship books directly to you. Bookshop.org and Libro.fm supports independent bookstores like ours.

Petunia's Store Petunia's Place is the Central Valley's independent bookstore. For more than 30 years it has been recognized for its outstanding collection of books for children and young adults. Now, to that superb collection, the store has added space for adult books as well. The staff is happy to order any books customers are looking for.

Petunia's Place Bookstore offers special events and author signings throughout the year.


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Featured Items

Wonderful New Picture Books

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Our pick of new picture books recently arrived in our store.

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New Middle Grade Books

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Our pick of new middle grade books recently arrived in our store.

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New Young Adult Books

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Our pick of new young adult books recently arrived in our store.

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Award Winners

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Find these outstanding books of the year and let our bookstore staff knows which ones you want to order for your home library!.

Staff Picks!

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Which books should you choose? Our Petunia's Place Bookstore staff recommends these excellent selections.