Donate Books; Join the Friends' Organization; Volunteer!

Each year the Friends raise over $100,000 to support community programs at the libraries.

Visit our 2 bookstores!

Sales at the stores fund the library's community programs.

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

Sales at the Channing store in October: cookbooks on the sale table are priced 50 cents to $2, and 50 cent books are being sold at 3 for $1! Click on the image above for details of special sales and events at both stores.

Contact Us

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