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Books for Friends - Alameda - 1550 Oak St

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Books for Friends

1550 Oak St, Alameda, California 94501
510-747-7713
Hours:

W-Sa 12 - 4pm
Donations by appointment only

Volunteer-run used book store in the Main Alameda Free Library supported by Friends of the Alameda Free Library. Accepted Items List. Proceeds from the sale help fund art docent lectures, the purchase of new equipment, Alameda Reads, and other reading programs.

To schedule donation appointment, please fill out this form and a volunteer will reach out to schedule a pick-up or drop-off. If you have any trouble filling out the form, please email booksale@alamedafriends.com or call (510) 747-7737.

Item Notes Method Destination
Books - Children's Children, tween, & teen books; graphic novels
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Books - Hard Cover Children, tween, & teen books; graphic novels; contemporary current affairs, hardback fiction, and social science books
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Books - Soft Cover Children, tween, & teen books; graphic novels; contemporary current affairs, hardback fiction, and social science books
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
CD/DVD - Commercially Made - Working Books on CD; Music CDs - especially classical and jazz
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
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