Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto
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Books - Soft Cover

Soft cover books are bound in soft, lightweight paper.

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
Friends of the Antioch Library 501 West 18th St. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army Store 525 E. 18th St. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off
Toy Go Round 1361 Solano Ave Albany Reuse Buyback Drop-off Children's Books. Consignment only
Friends of the Albany Library 1247 Marin Avenue Albany Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Albany) 505 San Pablo Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe - Alamo 3162 Danville Blvd. Alamo Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (Alameda) 1918 Park St. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
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
The Thrifty Kitty 1509 Webster St Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Only Comic books in good condition, any genre.
The ReCrafting Co. 2449 Santa Clara Ave Alameda Reuse Buyback Drop-off Books related to crafts
Goodwill (Alameda) 2319 Lincoln Ave. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
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
Rocket Reuse 1355 Park St. Alameda Reuse Buyback Drop-off Comics
Alibris Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Biblio Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Books for Africa Reuse Free Mail-in
Books to Prisoners Programs Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Mail-in

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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