Annual Book Sale - June 10 & 11, Central Library, 3rd Floor Meeting Room.

And - visit the Friends of the Library booth at the Bay Area Book Festival, June 3 & 4, in downtown Berkeley.

Special sale of Children's Books May 16-31 at the Channing Store.

Now is the perfect time to buy good books to help students maintain reading skills during the summer, to have a supply on hand for visiting friends and grandchildren , and to use as birthday favors or gifts. These books are bargain-priced at 50 cents to $1.00 each!

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

Annual Book Sale on June 10th & June 11th at the Central Library! And - special sales at Channing: Big Books, $1 until May 13; special sale on children's books May 16-31. Click on the image above for more details.

Contact Us

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