Kitty Wan Kenobi BOokstore Cat

Sandman Book Co.

is an award winning independent bookshop in Punta Gorda, Florida. Bookstore cat Kitty-Wan Kenobi presides over a vast inventory of new and used books. We also have original art from local artists, gifts, music, movies, puzzles, games, toys, TY beanie babies, journals, stationery, greeting cards, Punta Gorda t-shirts, graphic novels, rare books, autographed books, and many other curiosities.

Important Reminder:

BOOK EXCHANGE WILL BE CLOSED FOR JULY while we complete our annual inventory. The bookshop itself will continue to operate under normal business hours (10 to 4 daily) but we will not be able to accept, hold, or process any trade-ins during July 2016. Starting 8/2/2016, we will return to our standard book exchange hours of Noon to 4, Tuesday through Saturday (trade-ins are not accepted on Sundays & Mondays).

Boy Reading Sandman Book CompanyUpcoming Events

Sandman hosts a number of events including Fairy Princess Storytime, live music, author days, and book sales. The bookshop is also available for private events (weddings, book clubs, etc.) after hours on a limited basis. For more details, visit our Calendar or follow us on Facebook.

The #BookBridge, a Recycled Book Archway

recycled book art arch bridge sandmanThis book shop is the home of the amazing Bridge of Knowledge, a permanent art installation built from recycled books. Visitors to the bookshop walk under the archway and enter a realm where the printed word is sacred. In this labyrinth of books and curiosities, readers always find what they need!