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Upcoming California Book Sales

  • Jan - Feb
  • March - April
  • May - June
  • July - August
  • Sept - Oct
  • Nov - Dec
January - February  
January 11, 2014 Campbell, CA
January 18, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
January 18, 2014 Ramona, CA
January 18, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
January 25, 2014 Studio City, CA
February 8, 2014 Campbell, CA
February 8, 2014 San Jose, CA
February 8, 2014 San Jose, CA
February 15, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
February 15, 2014 Ramona, CA
February 15, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
February 22, 2014 Studio City, CA
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March - April  
March 8, 2014 Campbell, CA
March 15, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
March 15, 2014 Ramona, CA
March 15, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
March 21 - 23, 2014 Folsom, CA
March 29, 2014 San Jose, CA
March 29, 2014 Studio City, CA
April 5, 2014 San Jose, CA
April 12, 2014 Campbell, CA
April 19, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
April 19, 2014 Ramona, CA
April 19, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
April 26, 2014 Studio City, CA
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May - June  
May 3, 2014 San Jose, CA
May 10, 2014 Campbell, CA
May 10,2014 San Jose, CA
May 17 - 18, 2014* Altadena, CA
May 17, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
May 17, 2014 Ramona, CA
May 17, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
May 31, 2014 Studio City, CA
June 14, 2014 Campbell, CA
June 21, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
June 21, 2014 Ramona, CA
June 21, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
June 28, 2014 Studio City, CA
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July - August  
July 12, 2014 Campbell, CA
July 19, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
July 19, 2014 Ramona, CA
July 19, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
July 26, 2014 Studio City, CA
August 9, 2014 Campbell, CA
August 9, 2014 San Jose, CA
August 16, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
August 16, 2014 Ramona, CA
August 16, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
August 30, 2014 Studio City, CA
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September - October  
September 13, 2014 Campbell, CA
September 20, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
September 20, 2014 Ramona, CA
September 20, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
September 27, 2014 Studio City, CA
October 11, 2014 Campbell, CA
October 18, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
October 18, 2014 Ramona, CA
October 18, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
October 25, 2014 Studio City, CA
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November - December  
November 8, 2014 Campbell, CA
November 8, 2014 San Jose, CA
November 15, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
November 15, 2014 Ramona, CA
November 15, 2014 Santa Clara, CA
November 29, 2014 Studio City, CA
December 13, 2014 Campbell, CA
December 20, 2014 Mill Valley, CA
December 20, 2014 Ramona, CA
December 27, 2014 Studio City, CA
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Book Sales by city.

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Altadena, CA

May 17 - 18, 2014*

Altadena Library
600 E Mariposa St.

Sat 10am - 4pm; Sun 1 - 4pm

(626) 798-0833
Preview: May 16, 3 - 7pm
Thousands of books organized by subject matter $.50 - $1. No credit cards.

Next sale dates: May 15 - 17, 2015.

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Campbell, CA

2nd Saturday of each month

Campbell Library
77 Harrison Avenue

10am - 1pm

Campbell Friends of the Library
Presorted books $.50 - $3. No credit cards accepted. Sales held monthly.

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Encinitas, CA

Next sale TBA

Friends of the Encinitas Library Bookstore
540 Cornish Dr.

(760) 944-7294
Next sale TBA

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Fallbrook, CA

Next sale TBA

Bottom Shelf Bookstore
111-B S. Main

10am - 4pm

Friends of the Fallbrook Library

(760) 451-9606
Hundreds of presorted books $.10 - $10.

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Folsom, CA

March 21 - 23, 2014

Folsom Public Library
411 Stafford Street

Fri 5 - 8pm; Sat & Sun 9am - 4pm

Friends of the Folsom Library
(916) 608-8743
Thousands of presorted books $.50 - $2. No credit cards. No buyer restrictions.

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Fontana, CA

TBA

Lewis Library and Technology Center
8437 Sierra Ave

10am - 3pm

Friends of the Lewis Library and Technology Center
Thousands of presorted books $4 per bag. No credit cards.

Upcoming sales:

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Irvine, CA

TBA

Heritage Park Library
14361 Yale Ave

10am - 1pm

4,000 presorted books $.25 - $1.

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Lafayette, CA

TBA

Friends Corner Book Shop
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd.

9am - 5pm

Friends of the Lafayette Library
(925) 283-1967
Next sale TBA

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Livermore, CA

TBA

Friends Of the Livermore Library

Outdoor plaza of former library
S. Livermore Ave at Pacific Ave

Noon - 4pm

(925) 443-0766
200o presorted books $1 - $1.50. Credit cards accepted. No scanners.

Next sale dates:

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Los Altos, CA

TBA

Friends of the Los Altos Library

Hillview Community Center
97 Hillview Ave

Sat 10am - 3pm; Sun 12 - 3pm

(650) 948-7683

30,000+ books, hundreds of childrens books and DVDs. 3 rooms + media materials. Presorted $.50 - $5. Cash only.

Upcoming book sales:

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Los Angeles, CA

TBA

Mar Vista Library
12006 Venice Blvd.

10am - 4pm

(310) 390-3454

Most books are only $1. Fiction, non-fiction, computer manuals, travel guides, mysteries, thrillers, and more.

Upcoming sales:

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Los Angeles, CA

TBA

Southern California Library
6120 S. Vermont Avenue

10:30am - 5pm

3000 - 4000 Books $1 - 2. Credit cards accepted.

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Mill Valley, CA

3rd Saturday of each month.

Mill Valley Library (side entrance)
375 Throckmorton Avenue

9am - 4:30pm

(415) 389-4292 x116

18,000 presorted books $.50 - $2.

Unually Third Saturday of each month. See Calendar above.

Upcoming Sales: Monthly

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Milpitas, CA

TBA

Milpitas Library
160 N. Main St.

Fri (members) 7 - 9pm*; Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun 12 - 4pm

Friends of the Milpitas Library
*Preview: September 23, 7 - 9pm
Thousands of presorted books $1.50/inch.

Upcoming sales:

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Morro Bay, CA

Next sale TBA

Morro Bay Public Library
625 Harbor St.

10am - 2pm*

Morro Bay Friends of the Library
(805) 772-6394
*Preview: 9am
10,000 presorted books $.50 and up.

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Pleasant Hill, CA

TBA

Pleasant Hill Library
1750 Oak Park Blvd.

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Ramona, CA

Third Sat of each month

Ramona Community Library
1275 Main Street

10am - 4pm

 

Friends of the Ramona Library
Thousands of book presorted by author $.25 to $1. Sales Different each month.

Upcoming sales: Monthly.

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Sacramento, CA

TBA

Environmental Scientist Workshop
901 P street

9am - 2 pm


3500 presorted books $.25 - $1.

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Salinas, CA

TBA*

Friends of the Salinas Public Library

Salinas Recreation Center
200 Lincoln Avenue

12 - 3pm

(831) 320-0960
*Preview:
5000 presorted books $.50 - $3. Buyers bring your own bag for carrying books or buy one on site.

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San Jose (Almaden area), CA

TBA

Almaden Branch Library
6445 Camden Ave.

9am - 3pm

 

Friends of the Almaden Library
(408) 808-3040
5,000 presorted books: Hardcover $1; paperback $.50.

Next sale dates: Yearly, May 3, 2014 & 1st Saturday in November.
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San Jose, CA

February 8, 2014

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library
3090 Alum Rock Ave.

10am - 3pm

Friends of the Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library
(408) 808-3090
2,000 presorted books $5 per bag. No credit cards.

Next sale Date:

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San Jose, CA

May 10, 2014

Bascom Library

1000 South Bascom Ave

10am - 4pm

 

Friends of Bascom Library
1250+ presorted books $.50 - $2. Credit cards accepted.
Next sale date: August 9, 2014; November 8, 2014

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San Jose, CA

May 3, 2014

Cambrian Branch Library

1780 Hillsdale Ave (near Ross Ave)

10am - 4pm

Friends of the Cambrian Branch Library
(408) 808-3080

4000 presorted books .50 - $1; Media is $2. Silent auction items - see website.

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San Jose, CA

TBA

East San Jose Carnegie Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.

10am - 3pm

Friends of East San Jose Carnegie Library
(408) 287-3224
Approximately 1000 presorted books. This sale $5.00 per grocery bag.

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San Jose, CA

TBA

Edenvale Branch Library
101 Branham Lane E.

10am - 6pm

Friends of the Edenvale Library
(408) 799-3262
5,000 books sorted into general categories with appropriate signage. $.25 - $5.00. Most are around $1.

Next sale dates:

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San Jose, CA

TBA

Evergreen Branch Library
2635 Aborn Road

10am - 4pm

Friends of Evergreen Library
(408) 808-3060
3,000 presortedbooks $.50 - $1.

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San Jose, CA

March 29, 2014

Hillview Library
1600 Hopkins Dr.

10am - 4pm


Friends of Hillview Library

4000 presorted books: $1 hardcover; $.50paperbacks. No credit cards.

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San Jose, CA

TBA

Joyce Ellington Library
491 East Empire Street San Jose, 10am - 2pm

Friends of the Joyce Ellington Library
3000 presortedbooks $1 per inch.

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San Jose CA

TBA

Pearl Avenue Library
4270 Pearl Avenue

10am - 5pm

Friends of the Pearl Avenue Library
(408) 808-3053
4000+ presorted books: $.50 paperback, $1 hardcover. Credit cards accepted.
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San Jose, CA

April 5, 2014

Rose Garden Library

1580 Naglee Ave

9am - 3pm ($5 Bag Sale 2 - 3pm)

Friends of The Rose Garden Library

2,000+ presorted books $1.50/inch.

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San Jose, CA

TBA

Santa Teresa Library
290 International Circle

10am - 4pm

Friends of Santa Teresa Library
(408) 808-3068
2000 presorted books $.50 - $2.

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San Jose, CA

February 8, 2014

Seven Trees Community Center & Library
3590 Cas Dr.

10am - 4pm

Friends of Seven Trees Library
2500 presorted books $1 hardcover, $.50 paperbacks.

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San Jose, CA

TBA

Willow Glen Library
1157 Minnesota Avenue

10am - 4pm

The Friends of the Willow Glen Library

(408) 808-3045
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Santa Clara, CA

3rd Saturday of every month except Dec.

Santa Clara City Library
2635 Homestead Road

10am - 2pm

(408) 615-2936

4000 books presorted books $.25 - $1. Please use scanners respectfully.

Upcoming book sales: Monthly except December.

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Santa Monica, CA

TBA

Main Library-Friends Bookstore
601 Santa Monica Blvd.

11am - 2pm

Friends of the Santa Monica Public library
(310) 395-1951
Approximately 700 presorted books $5 - $95.

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Studio City, CA

Last Saturday of the month

Studio City Branch Library
12511 Moorpark St.

10am - 2pm*

Friends of the Studio City Branch Library
(818) 755-7875
*Preview: 9am to 10am

1,600 presorted books $.25 to $4. Cash only.

Upcoming sales monthly.

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Sunnyvale, CA

Next sale TBA

Sunnyvale City Library
655 W. Olive Ave.

9am - 4pm

10-12,000 presorted books $.50 to $2.
Buyer restrictions: 20 books at one time.

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Tarzana, CA

TBA

Encino-Tarzana Library
18231 Ventura Blvd.

Fri - Sat 10am - 5pm

(818) 343-1983
6-7,000 presorted books $.50 - $1.

Upcoming sales:

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Venice, CA

March TBA

Venice – Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library
501 South Venice Boulevard

9am - 3pm

Friends of Venice Library

(310) 821-1769
75,000 books.
$.50 - $1.

Upcoming book sales:

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Visalia, CA

TBA

Tulare County Library

200 W. Oak Ave.

9:30am - 3pm

Friends of the Tulare County Library

(559) 713-2709

Lawn sale. Approx. 2,500 presorted books $1ea, children's books 6 for $1.
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Year-round sales by city.

Libraries and other non-profits often feature a sale shelf, cart or table available throughout the year.
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Altadena, CA

Altadena Library
600 E Mariposa St.

(626) 798-0833
Small used book store in the Library.

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Campbell, CA

Campbell Library
77 Harrison Avenue

Campbell Friends of the Library

Two bookcases on the main level of the library stocked several times a week.

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Folsom, CA

Folsom Public Library
411 Stafford Street

Friends of the Folsom Library
(916) 355-7374

Folsom Booktique bookstore located in the library Closed on Mon. open Tue - Sat 11am - 4pm; Sun 12 - 4pm.

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Fontana, CA

Lewis Library and Technology Center Bookstore
8437 Sierra Ave

Friends of the Lewis Library and Technology Center

Bookstore: Mon - Thu 10am - 9pm; Fri - Sat 10am - 6pm; Sun 12 - 5pm.

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Livermore, CA

Friends of the Livermore Library Bookstore

1188 S. Livermore Ave.

(925) 443-0766

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Los Altos, CA

Friends of the Los Altos Library

Hillview Center
97 Hillview Ave

(650) 948-7683

Library hours, 800 books. Los Altos main library and Woodland library have on-going, year round shelves of books for sale.

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Milpitas, CA

Milpitas Library
160 N. Main St.

Friends of the Milpitas Library
By checkout desk.

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Mill Valley, CA

Mill Valley Library
375 Throckmorton Avenue

(415) 389-4292 x116

8 shelves of books $1 - $3. Shelves on main level and lower level. No scanners. Library hours.

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Morro Bay, CA

Morro Bay Public Library
625 Harbor St.

Morro Bay Friends of the Library
(805) 772-6394
Lobby of library

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San Jose (Almaden area), CA

Almaden Branch Library
6445 Camden Ave.

Friends of the Almaden Library
(408) 808-3040

Several hundred books always for sale in Lobby Sale Area near front of building, all hours that Almaden Community Center or Library is open: Mon - Thu 8am - 8pm; Fri 8am - 9pm; Sat 9am - 6pm; Sun closed.

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San Jose, CA

Alum Rock Library
3090 Alum Rock Ave.

Friends of the Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library
(408) 808-3090
Shelves in library lobby, Mon - Thu, 11am - 6pm

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San Jose, CA

East San Jose Carnegie Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.

Friends of East San Jose Carnegie Library
(408) 287-3224
Friends' Book Nook approximately 12 shelves. Library hours: Wed 11am - 8pm, Thu - Sat, 10am - 6pm

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San Jose, CA

Edenvale Branch Library
101 Branham Lane E

Friends of the Edenvale Library
(408) 808-3036
Year-round Book Nook Open During Library Hours. The shelves replenished daily.

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San Jose, CA

Hillview Library
1600 Hopkins Dr.


Friends of Hillview Library

Nook area book sale.

Wed 11am - 6pm; Thu - Sat 10am - 6pm.

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San Jose CA

Pearl Avenue Library
4270 Pearl Avenue

Friends of the Pearl Avenue Library
(408) 808-3053
In lobby book sales available year round.

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San Jose, CA

Rose Garden Library

1580 Naglee Ave

Friends of The Rose Garden Library
The Friends' Book Shop (upstairs) is open during regular library hours.

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San Jose, CA

Santa Teresa Library
290 International Circle

Friends of Santa Teresa Library
(408) 808-3068
Daily in Book Store

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San Jose, CA

Seven Trees Community Center & Library
3590 Cas Dr.

Friends of Seven Trees Library
On sale hours that the community center is open.

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Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara City Library
2635 Homestead Road

 

(408) 615-2987

Mon - Tues 10am - 7pm; Wed 12 - 7pm; Thu/Fri 10am - 5:30pm; Sat 10am - 5:30pm, Sun 1 - 5pm
2000 presorted books. Fiction $.50, nonfiction $1, some special prices.

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Venice, CA

Venice – Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library
501 South Venice Boulevard

(310) 821-1769
Ongoing book sale in the library lobby during regular hours.

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Visalia, CA

Visalia Library

200 W. Oak Ave.

9am - 3pm

Friends of the Tulare County Library

(559) 713-2709

Large year round library lobby sale. Approx. 500 books at $.50 ea. Open all library hours.

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