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
The Hidden Treasure Corner 18565 Mission Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Alameda Family Services 2325 Clement Ave Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off board books, early readers, childrens' books
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Once Upon A Child (Newark) 39644 Cedar Blvd Newark Reuse Buyback Drop-off Pregnancy, Parenting and children's books
Hospice Thrift Shoppe - Danville 444 Diablo Rd. Danville Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Brentwood) 6271 Lone Tree Way,
Empire Shopping Center
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (North Oakland) 6624 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
The Thrifty Kitty 1509 Webster St Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Only Comic books in good condition, any genre.
Friends of San Leandro Library 300 Estudillo Ave. San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Clayton Library 6125 Clayton Rd. Clayton Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Concord Library 2900 Salvio St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Tri Valley Haven Thrift Store 116 N L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
2 A Good Cause 530 Midcrest Rd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off especially children’s . Works with large quantities, businesses and organizations.
Green Apple Books 506 Clement St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Child's Play 5858 College Avenue Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off Pregnancy, Parenting and children's books
Hospice Thrift Shoppe 1345-A Newell Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (San Francisco - Marina) 3605 Buchanan St San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
FabMo 1240 Birchwood Drive Sunnyvale Reuse Free Drop-off Books on crafts and sewing, some magazines considered.
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.

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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