Book sales are back! And of course, we would love your donations!

Here are locations for book sales and drop-off information. Call the Friends’ office at 831-427-7716 or email for more details and updates.

Several chapters have two or more book sales a year, please contact them at the links below:

Friends of the Aptos Library

Friends of the Capitola Library

Felton Library Friends

Friends of La Selva Beach

Friends of the Scotts Valley Library

Acceptable donations include:

  • Books, CDs, DVDs, games, puzzles, audio books and maps in good condition

Items we cannot take:

  • Magazines
  • Encyclopedias
  • Any kind of cassette or VHS tapes
    • travel
    • financial
    • health books
    • text books

Capitola bookstore is open!

Thanks to the generosity of the Capitola Mall, who provides the space for the Friends of the Capitola Library bookstore.

There are currently thousands of used items in the shop: books, CDs, DVDs, and more. Most items sell for $1 or $2. The funds will be used to enhance the new Capitola library. Cash or check only, please.

Check out the Friends of the Capitola Library for bookstore hours and donation info.


Branches in Felton, Scotts Valley, and Aptos host books for sale in their lobbies..

Out and about? Find our book carts in fantastic local businesses:

Steel Bonnet Brewery in Scotts Valley

Equinox Sparking Wine Tasting Room in Santa Cruz