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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
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
St. Vincent de Paul 2815 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Fremont) 3777 Decoto Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Livermore) 1817 2nd Street Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
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.
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
The Bookmark Bookstore 721 Washington St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Reuse
The Haven Thrift Store (Tri-Valley) 116 North L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
The Hidden Treasure Corner 18565 Mission Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
The ReCrafting Co. 2449 Santa Clara Ave Alameda Reuse Buyback Drop-off Books related to crafts
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up Resellable condition only.
The Thrifty Kitty 1509 Webster St Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Only Comic books in good condition, any genre.
Thrift Center 29498 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Pick-up No encyclopedias
Toy Go Round 1361 Solano Ave Albany Reuse Buyback Drop-off Children's Books. Consignment only
Treasures Hospice Thrift Shop (1539 Washington Ave.) 1539 Washington Ave. San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
Tri Valley Haven Thrift Store 116 N L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
Tri-CED Community Recycling 33377 Western Ave. Union City Recycle Free Drop-off to be recycled
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland 2201 Broadway
Suite 600
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Books for babies-12th gr, softly used.
Urban Ore 900 Murray St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Waste Management of Alameda County 172 98th Ave. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up Commercial waste hauling service

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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