2017 Annual Book Sale: June 10th & 11th, Central Library, Third Floor Meeting Room.

Each year the Friends raise over $100,000 to support community programs at the libraries. Support your library by joining the Friends!

Children's Books

Both of the Friends Bookstores have a section devoted to children's books: board books, picture books, early readers, middle school books. Need favors for the next party? Stop by and stock up!

About the Friends

The Friends of Berkeley Public Library operate two used-book stores, and have other sales and events throughout the year to raise funds for community programs at all Berkeley Public Library locations. Click on the image above to learn more.


Join the Friends; volunteer with our organization; renew your membership. Click on the image above for more details.

Sales & Events

Books wirh spring themes are $1 each the first half of April at Channing. Click on the image above for details on April sales at both bookstores. AND - SAVE THE DATES for the 2017 Annual Book Sale on June 10th & June 11th.

Contact Us

Contact the bookstores; email or phone us for additional information. Click on the image above for further details.