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About us

Welcome to Betty’s Books, located in the heart of historic downtown Baker City! Housed in the Bamberger Building, built in 1888, Betty’s Books was established in 1979. With knowledgeable and friendly staff, and a variety of new & used books, we are sure to meet all of your bookstore needs. Our local and regional history sections reflect years of careful curation.  Maps and guidebooks for local exploration are another specialty and our collection of children’s books is hard to beat. With overnight ordering service, even travelers’ special needs can be accommodated. We look forward to meeting your book-loving needs!

Young Adult & Children's Books

Giraffes Can't Dance Cover Image
The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
Strange the Dreamer Cover Image
Smile Cover Image
Bookstore Babies Cover Image
Big Nate: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? (Big Nate Comix #1) Cover Image

Popular Reads

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Cover Image
Midnight Sun Cover Image
Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale Cover Image
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Cover Image

Book Club Reads

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
The Girl Who Wrote in Silk Cover Image
The Good Earth Cover Image
Elevation Cover Image
Rook Cover Image
Temperance Creek: A Memoir Cover Image

Popular Titles for the Area

Gold, Jade and Elegance Cover Image
One More River to Cross Cover Image
Baker City Testament Cover Image
Martin Marten: A Novel Cover Image
The Hearts of Horses Cover Image
Depth of Winter: A Longmire Mystery Cover Image