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.

Fall Book Sale @ S.C. Civic Auditorium: November 3rd & November 4th
Our Semi-Annual BIG Book Sale!

Members Only: Friday, Nov. 3rd, 5pm – 8pm
Open to Everyone: Saturday, Nov. 4th, 10am – 4pm
Most priced at $1 to $3!

Fall Book Sale @ La Selva Beach Branch

Saturday, November 18th, 10am – 4pm

Holiday Book Sale @ Downtown Branch

Saturday, December 2nd, 10am – 2pm

Holiday Sale @ Scotts Valley Branch

Saturday, December 2nd, 10am – 4pm


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 Henry Orozco at or (831) 427-7716, ext. 5790.

Join Our Mailing List

You will receive an email every other week just to let you know about events and programs at your libraries.
You may unsubscribe at any time.

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Mailing List
For Email Marketing you can trust