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Books - Hard Cover

Hard cover books are bound in rigid, protective covers typically made of linen, cardboard, or cloth.

Donate to keep books in circulation. Find a Little Library location near you to add or borrow books.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
2 A Good Cause 530 Midcrest Rd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off especially children’s. Works with large quantities, businesses and organizations.
Alameda County Jails Library Service Alameda County Library
2450 Stevenson Blvd
Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Alameda Family Services 2325 Clement Ave Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off board books, early readers, childrens' books
Alameda Free Library 1550 Oak St Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
Amazon Trade-In Program Seattle Reuse Buyback Mail-in
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop 40733 Chapel Way Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Fremont) 40733 Chapel Way Ste A & B Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Oakland) 127 41st St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Pleasanton) 1989 Santa Rita Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
ARF Mart Thrift Store 1950H Market St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Bananas 5232 Claremont Ave
Parking lot in rear
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off parenting, pregnancy, & children's books
Bay Point Library 205 Pacifica Ave. Bay Point Reuse Free Drop-off
Bell's Book Store 536 Emerson St Palo Alto Reuse Buyback Drop-off *Not a drop-off facility* Buys quality hardcover books, specializing in vintage books. Call to make sure your book qualifies for buy-back.
Bibliomania 1816 Telegraph Ave Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Birthright International 3106 Clayton Rd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Bolerium Books 2141 Mission St.
Suite 300
San Francisco Reuse Buyback Drop-off Purveyors of rare and out-of print books, posters, and ephemera on social movements
Books for Friends 1550 Oak St Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Children, tween, & teen books; graphic novels; contemporary current affairs, hardback fiction, and social science books
Books for the Barrios 1125 Wiget Lane Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Brighter Beginnings (Oakland Artthaus Center) 2744 E. 11th Street
Suite H01
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off parenting, pregnancy, & children's books
Brighter Beginnings (Oakland Gateway Center) 2648 International Boulevard Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off parenting, pregnancy, & children's books

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
Berkeley
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
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Dublin
Emeryville
Fremont
Hayward
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Livermore
Newark
Oakland
Piedmont
Pleasanton
San Leandro
San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Union City

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