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Friends of Martinez Bookstore

Don’t miss us!

We’re located inside the Martinez Library (740 Court Street) on the lower level. Come visit! 


Tuesday to Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m.

(We’re closed Sunday and Monday.)


We welcome your gently used donations to the bookstore! Tax-deductible donation receipts are available upon request. 

Please follow these guidelines:

  • Drop donations off when the library is open.

  • We accept hard cover and paperback books, fiction, non-fiction, CDs, DVDs, books on CD, and children’s books. 

  • Donations are limited to 4 boxes at a time. For larger donations, call us in advance at 925-646-9158.

  • Don’t leave donations outside on the steps or around the side of the library. 

  • We don’t accept magazines, record albums, VHS tapes, books in poor condition, Reader’s Digest condensed or abridged books, old computer manuals, encyclopedias or text books older than ten years. 

Our next Bag-of-Books sale is Saturday, August 10th, 
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Once a quarter, we hold a Bag-of-Books sale when you can fill a bag with books from our store and pay only $10 FOR THE WHOLE BAG! Members are welcome to come an hour early (at 9:30) to fill their bags first.


If you’re not a member of Friends of Martinez Library, consider joining! 

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