Book Sales

Amazon Store

Did you know your Friends also sell books on Amazon? Find our Amazon storefront at Support Friends of the Library. If you see a book you like, make sure the copy you add to your cart is sold by “Support Friends of the Library.” Your Friends are a Prime seller if you like the receive your books quickly.

Capitola Friends Front Porch Book Sale: Saturday, July 29th from 10 AM – 2 PM

Friends of the Capitola Library are holding their first book sale on the porch of the Captiola Library. Visit your Friends, find great reads, and support your Capitola Branch Library!

Book Sale at Books & Brews @ LSB Clubhouse: Saturday, July 29th from 10 AM – 4 PM

Stop by this admission free event to shop, sip, eat, relax, and have fun! Enjoy a craft fair, book sale, fresh produce, Ate3One Food Truck, local micro-brew, face-painting, live music, and more! This event is sponsored by your Friends of the La Selva Beach Library.

Monthly Book Sale @ Aptos Branch: 3rd Saturday of every month, 11 AM – 3 PM

Come browse a wide ranging collection from fiction to children’s books, audio books to CD’s. Our non-fiction covers subjects from A-Z: cookbooks, gardening, health & well-being, poetry, and travel among a myriad of other subject areas. Join us on Saturdays in the Aptos Library meeting room as the Aptos Chapter of the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (Aptos FSCPL) hosts monthly book sales throughout the year (January-July and September-October). The books and media sold are selected from library donations.

Thank you for continuing to support your Friends through our seasonal Book Sales. Stay updated for more information!

About Friends Book Sales

The Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries hold a few big book sales every year. The books and media sold are the crème de la crème of the library donations, from fiction to children’s books, audio books to CD’s (sorry, no vinyl). Our non-fiction covers subjects from A-Z: cookbooks, crafts, foreign languages and gardening, health & well-being, poetry, religion & spirituality, travel, reference, sports & games, and humor! We also have an impressive selection of vintage books, including some real treasures of antiquity.

“I’ve been looking for this book all over the world. I found it in London for £800. I paid $2 today!” — a customer

The Friends also have several small sales several times a year around the county. The small sales are often themed and bring select books and media to each sale.

To donate books to the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries for our next Book Sale, please deliver them to your local Santa Cruz Public Library. If you would like to volunteer at a Book Sale, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Roxanne Carlson at or (831) 427-7716.

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