Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Thank you to all of our Spring Big Book Sale sponsors and group volunteers for contributing to the success of our sale! A very special thanks  to Amoeba, Flax and the San Francisco Film Society for helping to spread the word. Check out Flax’s 2 new locations (they’re our neighbors in Fort Mason Center and […]

FREE Books at our Spring Big Book Sale

Here’s an insider’s tip: items at our 6th Annual Spring Big Book Sale are 100% FREE if you volunteer! That’s right – all you have to do is sign up for a shift (or two or three), help us put on the biggest used book sale on the West Coast, enjoy free pizza (sign up […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! Last year was a busy one for Friends: Over 61 book sales, 1,374 volunteers, 52 weekly Thursdays at Readers poetry readings and over $1.7 million dollars of support given to the San Francisco Public Library. Thank you to all of our members, volunteers, community partners and supporters for contributing to a […]

This Weekend: OPEN HOUSE!

Join us this Saturday, November 14th for our Donation Center Open House party. Come tour the new space and enjoy pizza & drink specials on us! What: Donation Center Open House Where: 1630 17th Street When: Saturday, November 14 2015, 2 – 4 p.m. What’s our Donation Center all about? Our Donation Center accepts your […]

NEEDED: Volunteers for our Fall Big Book Sale!

It takes a village to put on a Big Book Sale, and we need YOUR help! Volunteers assist with every aspect of the sale from set-up to close, and receive free books with every shift. Register today to participate in the largest used book sale on the west coast! For more information about volunteering please […]