Frequently Asked Questions 

How do we order?

We are currently selling in our physical location only except books. We will likely be selling online in spring. books.parabletacoma.com is our website for thousands of books.

What are your hours?

We are open 11am-5pm everyday.

Can we rent your space?

Absolutely! We rent out on Mondays and Tuesdays and after hours all other days. Our fee is generally $100/hour plus or minus depending on cleanup etc. Email us at info@parabletacoma.com to make a reservation.

Do you buy used books?

Yes! We purchase books at 30% of what we will sell them for. We are a curated space that focuses on LGBTQ+, BIPOC (black, indigenous and/or people of color), and women/non-binary folks. If you think your book fits then bring it in! You can always ask ahead of time via email, instagram, or Facebook Messenger. 

What is your return policy?

Plants that have disease or infestation issues may be returned within two weeks. All other plants are final sale. All items except plants can be exchanged within 15 days. 

What is your address? 

3502A McKinley Ave, Tacoma, WA 98404

What are your COVID-19 precautions?

Per state regulations and safety, we require everyone to wear a mask. For ticketed or large events, we do require vaccination proof or a negative COVID-19 PCR test result obtained within 72 hours of the event.

How do we contact you?

Email us at info@parabletacoma.comcall (253) 212-3473‬, or message us on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter (@parabletacoma)