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Friends of the Oakland Public Library (The Bookmark Bookstore) - Oakland - The Bookmark Bookstore

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Friends of the Oakland Public Library (The Bookmark Bookstore)

The Bookmark Bookstore 933 Broadway, Oakland, California 94607
(510) 444-0473
Hours:

W-F 11-4
Sa-Su 10:30-5:30
(note new address as of summer 2024)

Bookmark Bookstore accepts donated books, DVDs, CDs, LPs, and puzzles for resale in their shop. Virtual Bookstore running with curbside pick-up and free local delivery. Reservations available for in-store shopping. Items We Cannot Accept:​ Any books in generally less than very good condition, Books with underlining and highlighting, Books with signs of heavy use or long-term storage, Out of date medical, legal, travel (4 years or older), Older business, investment or economics books, Computer books (more than 3-years-old), Textbooks, Encyclopedia sets, Romance novels, Incomplete sets, Magazines, Comic books, Cassette tapes, VHS cassettes

Item Notes Method Destination
Books - Children's Large softcovers, Author-signed books
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Books - Hard Cover First editions, rare, vintage/collectible books, brand new books, books in very good or better condition, author-signed books, Classics, popular titles, and esoteric subjects, Topical political books
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Books - Soft Cover Large soft covers, Classics, popular titles, and esoteric subjects, Topical political books, Used books in very good or better condition
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
CD/DVD - Commercially Made - Working No VHS
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Records LPs (in good to excellent condition – Classic Rock, Jazz and Classical categories)
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Toys & Games - Working Complete puzzles only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
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