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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
Moe's Books 2476 Telegraph Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off Reuse drop-off area
Prison Library Project c/o The Claremont Forum
915-C W. Foothill Blvd, PMB 128
Claremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Biblio Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (South San Francisco ) 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco 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
SCRAP 801 Toland St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Teaching materials (no text books)
Rescued Treasures 1270-I Newell Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Kensington Library 61 Arlington Ave Kensington Reuse Free Drop-off
ARF Mart Thrift Store 1950H Market St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Dan F Webb Bookstore 322 15th St Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off
Friends of San Leandro Library 300 Estudillo Ave. San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
Women's Prison Book Project c/o Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Minneapolis Reuse Free Drop-off Most prisons do not allow hardcovers. Most requested: self-help, dictionaries, activity books (guided journals, soduku, coloring), arts & crafts (knitting, origami, how-to-draw, crochet), horror/fantasy/sci-fi, cookbooks, books in Spanish, romance, mysteries/thrillers. No tears/yellowing, writing inside.
Books for Africa Reuse Free Mail-in
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Pleasanton) 1989 Santa Rita Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Goodwill (San Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo Reuse Free Drop-off
Oakland Public Library (Melrose Branch) 4805 Foothill Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Popular titles in very good condition only. Limit of 10.
SF Public Library Book Donation Center 1630 17th St. San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up Call to schedule a pickup. Not Accepted: 1.) Books that are damp or moldy 2.) General encyclopedias 3.) Legal statutes and casebooks 4.) All Magazines
Salvation Army Store 525 E. 18th St. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Pinole Library 2935 Pinole Valley Rd. Pinole Reuse Free Drop-off

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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