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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
Out of the Closet (Oakland) 238 E 18th St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Oakland Museum - White Elephant Sale 333 Lancaster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Dan F Webb Bookstore 322 15th St Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off
Oakland Public Library (African American Museum & Library) 659 14th St Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Oakland) 127 41st St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Oakland Public Library (Elmhurst Branch) 1427 88th Ave Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Oakland Public Library (Martin Luther King Jr. Branch) 6833 International Blvd Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
The Bookmark Bookstore 721 Washington St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Reuse
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland 2201 Broadway
Suite 600
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Books for babies-12th gr, softly used.
Oakland Public Library (Cesar E. Chavez Branch) 3301 E. 12th St Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Friends of the Oakland Public Library (The Bookmark Bookstore) The Bookmark Bookstore
721 Washington St
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Large soft covers, Classics, popular titles, and esoteric subjects, Topical political books, Used books in very good or better condition
Oakland Public Library (Dimond Branch) 3565 Fruitvale Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Civicorps Recycling 101 Myrtle St. Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Friends of the Oakley Library 1050 Neoly Rd. Oakley Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Orinda Library 24 Orinda Way Orinda Reuse Free Drop-off
Saint Anthony's Thrift 128 Village Square Orinda Free Drop-off
Friends of the Palo Alto Library 4000 Middlefield Rd H2 Palo Alto 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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