Donate used books friends of the miamidade public library. This includes our dropoff site as well as library branches. The charity collects used books and donates them to underfunded libraries and schools, both in the u. For more information on the sales including how to donate books, arrange a pick up, or volunteer.
Building c, fort mason center 2 marina boulevard and main library, 30 grove street. The friends of the san francisco public library is a notforprofit 501c3 organization. Friends and foundation of the arlington public library. Friends of the uwmadison libraries 330h memorial library 728 state st.
They go to the friends of the sfpl sale in any case, but more convenient. Donations of used books, cds, dvds, audiobooks, records, games or puzzles will be accepted. Cleaning house can be especially hard for lovers of literature, but beloved volumes can find worthy retirement homes most organizations with exceptions as. Prior to donation you should consider a books appeal to a customer in terms of subject matter as well as. Meet used book aficionados friends of the sf public library. Do you have an old car, boat, plane or other vehicle. Mar 16, 2020 donate your books and media to friends. Proceeds from the store and their frequent sales including the annual big book sale in the festival pavilion support programs in.
The friends of the library was organized in 1967 to serve as a link between the library and the community. Mar 31, 2016 meet used book aficionados friends of the sf public library. Thank you so much, alexander chee, for coming to the sfpl. Proceeds from the store and their frequent sales including the annual big book sale in the festival pavilion support programs in san francisco branch libraries. The friends are temporarily unable to accept donations. You can contact the donation center at 415 5228600. Contribute to the friends efforts to support and supplement the librarys books, music, movies, programs, and services.
You can donate books at several locations in your city, including. Either way, you will feel deeply rewarded by the knowledge. Friends of the san francisco public library book donation center. Friends of san francisco public library book donation center. Please note that gifts of this nature should be carefully considered in relation to your comprehensive financial and estate plans. Bantam book 354 various authors, edited by joseph henry jackson cover art by bob doares the. For more information, click here, or contact craig palmer, craig. The arlington public library and the friends and foundation of the arlington public library gratefully accept donations of books and audiovisual materials in good condition. Donate to the friends monroe county public library, indiana. Friends of sfpl receives about 120 boxes of books that people. A donation to the friends is a donation to help the library continue to move forward in innovation and technology to better serve the community.
These items are processed by the friends of the library for sale at the whitney book corner or at the library book sales. The magical art of tidying up is sending marie kondo. The friends enhance the services the library provides to the public by underwriting special childrens programs, sponsoring our circulating museum passes, our subscription to wowbrary and our subscription to bookpage, among other projects. The friends of the san francisco public library accepts donations of materials which they sell to raise money for the library. Book donations friends of the uwmadison libraries uw. Please think of us as a good home for your library or collection or extras. If reading tree doesnt have a donation center in your area, but you know of a good place to put one, you can request a crate on their website. Our book donation center is located at 1630 17th street and is open monday friday from 10. How to support the library san francisco public library. Click to learn about your options for monetary donations. Sorry but we cannot accept textbooks, dated reference books, damaged or soiled books.
If you wish to receive a letter of acknowledgement for tax purposes, please include your name and address on each box andor bag. With this, we believe we are ready to handle any size donation. Thanks to lisa gayton, who works for the friends and just happens to be a reader of this blog, andy and i were able, a couple of weeks ago, to visit the friends of sfpl donation center and get a behind the scenes look at the aweinspiring stacks of boxes and boxes and boxes of books being sorted and prepped for the sale. Through a close association with the beat museum, and in partnership with other prominent cultural institutions, weve presented hundreds of literary and arts events, exhibitions, and educational programs please consider making a donation today. Hopefully youre not too bored with hearing about the book sale yet, as this is a sort of sequel, to show you a few odds and ends i also picked up. April 11 and 12 fopal sale cancelled may 9 and 10 fopal sale cancelled too. See more ideas about books, paperback writer and san francisco. There are also a number of little free libraries they look like birdboxes. In fact, a percentage of the net sale price of every book goes to these great causes. Then, after the charity walk, enjoy the petfriendly festival.
Donate materials friends of multnomah county library. Friends forever friends of the san francisco public library. We strongly recommend that you consult an attorney in the preparation of your will and to supervise its execution so as to comply with your state requirements. Due to the training and level of responsibility involved, friends asks volunteers to make a sixmonth commitment. We are the librarys investors, advocates and champions, ensuring long term funding and robust programming in libraries throughout the city. Not only do you receive a multitude of benefits, your membership donation supports friends mission for a strong san francisco public library, funding annual direct support to the library for programs and resources and friends advocacy, volunteer and community. Friends of the san francisco public library, a nonprofit organization that supports the public library, accepts book donations at its center at 438 treat ave.
When you participate in strut your mutt, you can choose to support and raise funds for best friends animal society or your favorite local participating animal welfare organization. Friends of the sfpl big book sale, fall 20 part 2 i posted a couple of days ago about the highlights of my purchases at the fall big book sale. Friends of the san francisco public library is a libraries, historical societies and landmark preservation charity located in san francisco, ca. Goody cafe is next to readers bookstore and offers a casual, welcoming atmosphere to enjoy a cup of coffee while perusing a purchase from readers bookstore. Friends of the san francisco public library is a really great place to volunteer, especially if you are a book lover. The partnership that makes the exceptional difference friends, the library and. The san francisco center for the book is a 501c3 nonprofit educational organization. When asked if there seemed to be a noticed increase in donation traffic to the book organization, he responded with, absolutely. The friends of tscpl are very fortunate to receive donationsboth financial and materialsfrom members, the general public, libraries, businesses and other organizations. Bring items to any arlington public library location to donate. You can bring up to two bagsboxes of materials, in good condition, to your neighborhood library and your donation will be delivered to the friends book sorting room.
Oct 31, 2018 thanks to lisa gayton, who works for the friends and just happens to be a reader of this blog, andy and i were able, a couple of weeks ago, to visit the friends of sfpl donation center and get a behind the scenes look at the aweinspiring stacks of boxes and boxes and boxes of books being sorted and prepped for the sale. Donate books and media the friends welcome donations of gently used books, dvd videos, cds, and records. Friends of the san francisco public library is rated 3 out of 4 stars by charity navigator. Please clearly mark the boxes or bags as a donation to the friends of the libraries. In order to provide a thoughtful and thorough answer to the question above, ive spent time researching the most current and uptodate places you can go to donate books. Every year residents of san francisco donate over 100,000 books to be part of book sales to support the sfpl. Through a close association with the beat museum, and in partnership with other prominent cultural institutions, weve presented hundreds of literary and arts events, exhibitions, and educational programs. Bankers boxes are highly desired but otherwise the boxes don. Donated books and media are a critical source of revenue for the friends that. Thank you to the friends of sfpl for our largest public donation ever. Most sfpl branch libraries will accept small donations of books. Gifts large and small, restricted and unrestricted are graciously accepted. Your gently used books, dvds, and cds can live on in service of the library when donated to the friends.
The friends of the san francisco public library is a notfor. The friends of the mountain view library is a nonprofit organization that raises money to make our library an everbetter place to be. Event details about massive comic book sale, sfpl benefit. These gifts not only replenish our stock of merchandise for sale but also recycle the items to other people for their enjoyment and benefit. Drop them off at any phoenix public library location during regular library hours drop them off any hour of the day in the big, green donation bins at century library and saguaro library drop them off directly to our book donation warehouse monday through thursday between 9 a. Drop them off at any phoenix public library location during regular library hours. Friends of the san francisco public library home facebook.
Where can i donate books to the san francisco public. The colored embroidery plates were all published previously by heminway in their 1904 book treatise on. Each year we receive nearly a million donated books, which we in turn resell to the public through our friends bookstores and book sales. Books are sold online to help raise funds for awesome nonprofit literacy organizations changing the world through teaching kids, supporting families, building schools and filling libraries. Cleaning house can be especially hard for lovers of literature, but beloved volumes can find worthy retirement. Feb, 2020 materials not added to the librarys collections are offered to the friends of the san francisco public library for their book sales the proceeds of which are used to fund library programs, or may be shared with other appropriate institutions as part of the librarys community redistribution program.
Friends of the san francisco public library receives 86. This organization has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities, many of which have very flexible time frames. Sep 17, 2018 the friends of the san francisco public library accepts donations of materials which they sell to raise money for the library. Reading tree has book donation centers throughout the u. Friends of the san francisco public library is a membersupported, nonprofit organization that raises funds and advocates for a premier public library in san francisco. You can also find meeting times and book sale events for each group listed in the branchs events calendar. Friends of the san francisco public library posts facebook.
See more ideas about western wild, star trek books and yoga history. This organization has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities, many of. A legacy gift represents your values and creates a lasting impact. The wonderful flight to the mushroom planet the first book in the childrens scifi fantasy mushroom planet adventure series written by eleanor cameron, published in illustrated by robert henneberger. Book sale donations the friends of the library accepts donations of books, dvds, cds, and audiobooks. Friends of the sfpl volunteer opportunities volunteermatch. On special book donation days, curb service is available from 10 am to 2 pm. Donations may be taken to the friends donation center at 1630 17 th street between carolina and wisconsin streets.
Each year we receive nearly a million donated books, which we in turn resell to the public through our friends bookstore and book sales. The following types of donations are no longer accepted. Materials not added to the librarys collections are offered to the friends of the san francisco public library for their book sales the proceeds of which are used to fund library programs, or may be shared with other appropriate institutions as part of. Donation center finds collection by friends san francisco public library. It can be as easy as designating friends and the library as a beneficiary in your will, trust, retirement plan, life insurance, or ira mandated distribution. Donate it to best friends through our trusted vehicle donation partner, cars, for an easy way. For additional information about a friends group, email or phone the contacts below or the branch library. Friends of the beat museum was created to support the arts community in san francisco. For more information on the sales including how to donate books, arrange a pick up, or volunteer for the book sale, please call the friends office at 6082652505 or contact the friends. Jan 27, 2012 these are all books and other items of interest that came through the friends of the san francisco library donation center where i work. Shop on amazonsmile and amazon will donate to best friends. Legacy gifts planning a gift to the san francisco public library. Proceeds from our readers bookstores and our book sales support the san francisco public library.
Donate now friends of the san francisco public library. The status of future sales will be decided as we get more information and advice from health officials and other government agencies. Apr 5, 2012 sweet finds from our donation center, located at 438 treat avenue, sf, ca. Donations of books and other materials for book sales are accepted anytime at the library circulation desk. Friends of the san francisco public library, san francisco, ca.
Drop them off any hour of the day in the big, green donation bins at century library and saguaro library. Depending on a few factors such as condition and popularity, we may add your materials to our collection for check out. Donations to the foundation are taxdeductible to the extent allowed by law and gifts provide tax benefits to donors while offering exciting growth opportunities for the arlington public library system. You may choose to designate support for general purposes of the library, or your favorite section or function of the library, such as childrens programming, exhibitions, library staff development, etc. The friends of the library accepts donations of books, dvds, cds, and audiobooks. Donate to the friends monroe county public library. San francisco center for the book relies on the involvement and generosity of individual contributors combined with grants from foundations and government agencies to fund our educational initiatives, public programs and exhibitions. Thank you friends of the sf public library for,000. Welcome to the friends of the mountain view library.
I want to support friends of the san francisco public library. The organization is run by marie ciepiela and has an. Where can i donate books to the san francisco public library. Your donation is taxdeductible and helps to provide critical support to the san francisco public library. Books that have the highest likelihood of being added to the collection or sold in the book sale are those that are clean, dry and in good condition if the books or materials you donate are damaged torn or defaced pages, we may discard them. Friends of the palo alto library supporting our libraries. Your donation is taxdeductible and helps to provide critical support to the san francisco public library and friends community programs. Two friends circle member cards for adult members of your household. Join with thousands of other book and library lovers by becoming a member of friends of the san francisco public library. Profits from these sales help support collection development, library programming and staff development.417 960 1466 66 268 531 408 863 1490 985 846 507 373 1047 1349 324 1609 776 1206 1633 829 55 890 542 545 259 971 1472 761 1476 576 285 56 974 147 1342 1598 255 1496 780 1064 680 629 227 825 342 597 854 1348 78 1187