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The Friends of the Orinda Library sells a wide selection of gently used books in our Bookshop, as well as online and at special community sales throughout the year.

The Bookshop

Do you love books? Visit the Friends’ Bookshop where you will find a wide selection of gently used books. Our Bookshop is located on the library level near the front door of the Orinda Library. You’ll find a large selection of children’s books, current novels, paperbacks, art books, CDs, puzzles and more. Stop by!

Bookshop Hours

Monday – Saturday
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Extended hours on Thursdays until 6:00pm

Monthly and Special Sales

A sale is held most months in the donation sorting room (in the library garage) that is open to book dealers and the public. During dealer sales, the Bookshop will also be open. Book sale dates are available at

In conjunction with some celebrations in Orinda, including the 4th of July, the Friends sponsor a community book sale.

Upcoming Community
Sale Dates

July 4, 2024
Library Plaza

Online Sales

In addition to our Bookshop and other sales, we sell donated books on Amazon and eBay. If you are looking for a specific book online, check to see if we have listed it,

Online Links



The Friends of the Orinda Library is staffed entirely by volunteers.  If you are interested in joining our team in the Bookshop, at Book Sales, or in Online Sales, please contact us!

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