City Lights Ephemera

Get City Lights gear for yourself, your friends and your family, far and near!
Our classic black t-shirt and black tote bag are the perennial favorites, but don't overlook our brand new onesies, hooded sweatshirts, baseball cap, posters and more.


Apparel



Ferlinghetti Mulberry T-Shirt

$16.00

This t-shirt features a silkscreened reproduction of a quote from Lawrence Ferlinghetti's book, Back Roads to Far Places, published by New Directions in 1971. Verses in the book are presented in Ferlinghetti's own calligraphic handwriting. Reads: "We were born under the mulberry trees from which drop the mynah birds of madness - Ferlinghetti". White shirt with black print, American Apparel 100% cotton/pre-shrunk. Available in S, M, L, and XL.




City Lights 60th Anniversary T-Shirt

$16.00

Commemerative t-shirt to celebrate City Lights 60th year! A vailable for a limited time only. Charcoal grey shirt with silver print, American Apparel 100% cotton/preshrunk. Available in XS, S, M, L, and XL




City Lights 60th Anniversary Shoulder Bag

$18.00

Available for a limited time only, commemorating City Lights 60th Anniversary! Sturdy unbleached canvas with charcoal gray print, 100% cotton, made in the U.S.

Temporarily unavailable

City Lights Thermal Shirt

$25.00

Long sleeved thermal shirt. City Lights logo in center of shirt. American Apparel 100% cotton/Preshrunk. Available in S, M, L, and XL.




Howl Onesie

$20.00

Must-have apparel for every Beat baby! This soft, comfortable, 100% cotton American Apparel onesie is for wee City Lights fans aged 6-12 months. The onesie is white with Howl printed in black on front and City Lights logo on back.


Beat Baby Onesie

$20.00

Must-have apparel for every Beat baby! This soft, comfortable, 100% cotton American Apparel onesie is for wee City Lights fans aged 6-12 months. The onesie is black with silver City Lights logo.


Free Thinkers T-shirt

$16.00

White t-shirt with a silkscreen of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's handwriting that reads "City Lights: A Community Center for Books and Free Thinkers". Back reads "City Lights Books, San Francisco" in small text. American Apparel 100% cotton/Preshrunk. Available in S, M, L, and XL.




City Lights Tee

$16.00

A truly stylish black t-shirt. City Lights logo in center of shirt. American Apparel 100% cotton/Preshrunk. Available in S, M, L, and XL.




City Lights Sweatshirt

$30.00

Stay warm by staying cool. Our hooded black City Lights sweatshirt features "City Lights Bookstore San Francisco" with logo on upper left. 90% cotton/10% polyester/Preshrunk. Available in S, M, L, and XL.




City Lights Howl Tee Shirt

$16.00

Front of t-shirt features the original cover of Allen Ginsberg's book Howl and Other Poems; Back features three words from the eternally famous first lines of "Howl": "Starving, Hysterical, Naked." White, American Apparel 100% combed cotton. Available in S, M, L and XL.




City Lights Shoulder Bag

$18.00

Sturdy black bag reads: "City Lights Bookstore San Francisco" with Logo. Velcro closure, 100% cotton, made in the U.S.


City Lights Howl Shoulder Bag

$18.00

Sturdy white bag. Howl book cover on one side. Reads: "Starving, Hysterical, Naked," on other side. Velcro closure, 100% cotton, made in the U.S.


HOWL baseball cap

$15.00

Soft and comfy 100% cotton cap reads: "HOWL". One size fits all.


City Lights Baseball Cap

$15.00

Soft and comfy black cotton cap reads: "City Lights Books" with Logo. One size fits all.

 

Posters



Jack Kerouac & Neal Cassady City Lights Poster

$8.00

Road-trippers and best friends, Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady in a sepiatone photo from 1949. Photo by Carolyn Cassady.
Poster is 32" x 23"


City Lights Storefront Poster

$8.00

Vintage shot of City Lights in North Beach, San Francisco, 1960s. Photo by Hammond Guthrie. Poster is 32" x 23"

 

Miscellaneous



City Lights Blank Journal

$10.00

The new City Lights Blank Journal, available only on our website and at City Lights Bookstore!

Temporarily unavailable
 
 

Gift Certificates



City Lights $25 Gift Card

$25.00


City Lights $50 Gift Card

$50.00


City Lights $100 Gift Card

$100.00