City Lights Booksellers and Publishers is located at 261 Columbus Avenue in San Francisco, California. Since 1953 the facility has been a literary meeting place. The book store is known internationally for having an expert book selection and being committed to the freedom of intellectual inquiry. The facility is open each day from ten in the morning until midnight. It is now home to a bookstore, publishing company and non-profit organization to help the community as a whole.
City Lights Publishers was founded during 1955. There are almost two hundred books printed with all the poetry, literary translations, and memoirs published. City Lights Foundation is committed to promoting and preserving the variety of ideas and voices the quality books represent. The Foundation is a non-profit is dedicated to improving literacy which is more than the ability to write and read. The facility believes that it includes having the skills and knowledge to help shape the community and individual lives.
City Lights Bookstore has a number of events each month including weekly book readings to get the community involved in literacy. Those that wish to obtain additional information about the bookstore, publishing company or non-profit organization should contact the facility directly.