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Equator Books in Venice to Close Up Shop Sunday

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Venice's Equator Books has been a welcoming independent option for book lovers on Abbot Kinney for over five years, but now they have announced that this weekend they are closing their doors for good. In an announcement sent out by email and posted on their website, the bookstore's owners are asking their customers to come by and make a last purchase from their collection of rare, vintage, and specialty books or vinyl:

To our friends, customers, family: After 5 1/2 amazing years Equator needs to say goodbye. We will be closing our doors on Abbot Kinney as of midnight Sunday. We ask that you come by in the next day or two, say hello, buy a book or record,have a coffee, look at some great artwork,and enjoy the space one last time.

It is important for us to come up with some money, so we'd like to sell as much as we can.

We really care about and love all of you who supported us, were kind to us, and understood us.

Thank you all so much, and we'll see you soon.

xo, philip and michael

Equator Books // 1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice // (310) 399-5544