Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto
SEARCH

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
Hayward Thrift Center 29498 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Pick-up No encyclopedias
Hope Services (Fremont) 37482 Fremont Blvd Fremont Reuse Free Pick-up 2 boxes per pick up max.
Hope Services (Mountain View) 460 East Middlefield Rd Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off Curently not accepting any donations at this location due to COVID
Hope Thrift (Fremont) 41200 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe 2742 Delta Fair Blvd. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe 1345-A Newell Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe - Alamo 3162 Danville Blvd. Alamo Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe - Concord 5350 Clayton Rd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe - Danville 444 Diablo Rd. Danville Reuse Free Drop-off
James Dourgarian - Bookman 2341 Hickory Dr Concord Reuse Buyback Drop-off, Buyback Mail-in old, vintage, collectible, rare, first edition, and related ephemera.
Leftovers Thrift Shop 2281 Olympic Boulevard Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Little Free Library 2327 Wycliff St
Suite 220
St. Paul Reuse Free Drop-off
Medshare West 2937 Alvarado St. San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off Books (Medical ONLY) — medical textbooks, journals, teaching aids. Fill out online form. Do not drop off without approval.
Moe's Books 2476 Telegraph Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off
Multi-Material Management & Marketing 405 14th St. #1600 Oakland Recycle Free Pick-up
National Recycling Corp. (Oakland) 1312 Kirkham St. Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Oakland Museum - White Elephant Sale 333 Lancaster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Oakland Public Library (African American Museum & Library) 659 14th St Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Oakland Public Library (Cesar E. Chavez Branch) 3301 E. 12th St Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Oakland Public Library (Dimond Branch) 3565 Fruitvale Ave Oakland 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.
###
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.
###
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

Questions? Comments?   We're here to help!      Get in touch!

Additional Tools

  • Item Search
  • Vendor Search
  • Information for Vendors

Grab the mobile apps for answers on the go:

Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play
Brought to you by A public agency reducing waste in Alameda County since 1976.