Where can I donate my books?

Other Locations to Donate Books

Book Donation Guidelines During COVID-19

Mill Valley Public Library is currently accepting book donations. Leave donations in boxes or bags on the stone bench in front of the Library main entrance during curbside pickup hours. 

Curbside Pickup Hours

Mon - Fri: 11am - 5pm

Sat & Sun: 12pm - 5pm

Mill Valley Public Library

375 Throckmorton Ave


Friends of the Marin County Free Library accepts gently used books, movies, sheet music and CDs.

1608 Grant Avenue, Novato
415.209.0212


Collects new and gently-used children's books to give to local nonprofits and teachers serving kids from Marin's lowest income areas. Also works with local Rotary clubs to ship children's books to developing countries.

Drop-off locations in Tiburon and San Rafael, by appointment. Contact Director Marilyn Nemzer, [email protected] to schedule.

852 Del Ganado
San Rafael, CA 94903


Materials Accepted: Cardboard, Aluminum Cans, Tin Cans, Glass Bottles, Plastic Bottles, Books, Cars, Trucks

Hours of Operation:
7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

535 Jacoby Street, San Rafael, CA, 94901
415.453.1404


Books, Encyclopedias, and Magazines

SAN RAFAEL Donation, Store
Mon – Sat 9am to 8pm, Sun 10am to 7pm

809 Lincoln Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
415.456.5273

Mill Valley Safeway Donation Site
1 Camino Alto
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Novato Donation, Store
Every day 9am - 5:00pm
936 7th Street
Novato, CA 94905
tel:415.897.5144