Sandman Book Company is an independent, family-owned bookshop located in Punta Gorda, Florida. We have a dedicated staff of volunteers who help keep the books in order, and a bookstore cat who spends twenty hours a day napping. Like us on Facebook for event updates, or visit our calendar.
This 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!
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.
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.
Sandman Books does not pay cash for books, but we do accept clean, gently used books in trade. We issue Book Exchange Coupons that can be used on many of our in-stock used books. Please review the Book Exchange Policy for details and exclusions.
Gift Certificates are perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays or any other special occasion. No need to worry about choosing a book they already enjoyed - let that special person in your life choose for themselves. Just call Sandman Books at 941-505-1624 or visit the store. We can also mail gift certificates to any address in the United States for no additional charge. You can't go wrong with BOOKS!