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
St. Vinnie's of Lane County Oregon (SVDP) Recycling Warehouse Drop-off
135 N. Cleveland St
Eugene Reuse Free Pick-up Large quantity. We work with libraries, transfer stations, and nonprofits across the country to help reuse and recycle books.
Half Price Books 2036 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Friends of San Leandro Library 300 Estudillo Ave. San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul 2815 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Richmond Library 325 Civic Center Plaza Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Concord Library 2900 Salvio St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Tri Valley Haven Thrift Store 116 N L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
The Haven Thrift Store (Tri-Valley) 116 North L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
Bananas 5232 Claremont Ave
Parking lot in rear
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off parenting, pregnancy, & children's books
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Prisoners Literature Project (Moe's Books) 2476 Telegraph Ave
(Moe's Books - write "PLP" on bags or boxes)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Albany Library 1247 Marin Avenue Albany Reuse Free Drop-off
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the San Pablo Library 2300 El Portal Dr., Ste D San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Crockett Library 991 Loring Ave. Crockett Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Concord - Willow Pass Road) 1659 Willow Pass Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Way Side Inn Thrift Shop 3521 Golden Gate Way Lafayette Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland 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

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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