The largest source of funds for the Friends come from the completely volunteer Friends Bookstore.

The Friends operate a very popular and well-stocked used book store within the library. Books are priced beginning at $1.00 and include hardback and paperback biographies, fiction and nonfiction, mysteries, art, children's, travel, etc. The Friends' bookstore is located on the second level of the library, at the exit of the elevator.

Donations of gently used books, records, DVDs, and CDs are always welcome. When the library is open, items to be donated can be dropped off at the Service Desk or at the library's back door, located off of Fairview Avenue. Note that textbooks, magazines, VHS tapes and cassettes cannot be accepted. Please keep in mind that donated items are meant for resale, not recycling. All proceeds from sales are used for library needs.

Last chance books have moved! All $.50 books are now located on the North side of the library's main floor. Additional and easily accessible shelving means easier browsing for you.

The Bookstore always welcomes new volunteers. If you have questions, please call us at 626-441-5294.

Bookstore Hours:

  • Monday 10-5
  • Tuesday-Wednesday 11-5
  • Thursday 11-7 (Farmer's Market Night)
  • Friday 10-5
  • Saturday 10-4:30
  • Sunday 1-4

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