HOURS: Monday-Saturday 10:00 am-6:00 pm
If you are bringing in large quantities of books (more than 25) please try to come before 5:00 pm.
Payment: We accept cash, checks with ID and most Credit Cards.
Customer Service: You are welcome to call anytime to have us do title searches and get recommendations.
On Hold & Wait List:
You may call anytime and ask us to hold in stock items for up to 6 days. You may also request to be added to our “Wait List” for in demand items.
Go Green! By recycling your items, you cut down on
waste and save $$.
Trade Your Books:
Bring in your gently used books to earn credit. For every book you bring in, you earn half off our sale price on another book. In general, our books are priced at less than half of the cover price, with a trade-in, you pay less than 1/4 cover price. Any credit is good toward ANY book. You can bring in 1-2 books at a time or an entire bag. If you have more than one bag or box (25 books) please bring in before 5pm. Recycle your Fiction, Non-Fiction, Audio and Children's Books in San Diego.
Trade Your Audio Books:
For each audio disc you bring in, you earn 1/2 off another disc,
This makes each audio disc $0.75.
We take Book, CD and DVD donations in good condition. We supply thousands of books each year to several different charities, including Children’s Reading programs, Senior Center’s, Little Free Libraries, Goodwill and Friends of the Library. If we can’t use it, someone can!
Sell Your Books:
If you have books you would like to sell, please send a picture and/or detailed description. In general we don’t buy books, but there are some that we make exceptions for.
Books We Always Need:
Children’s books in good condition
Current Young Adult
Large Print Books
Non-Fiction (last 5 years)
Trade Size Fiction (last 5 years)
New Adventure and Suspense
Things We Never Need:
Books that animals have peed on
Books that have been sitting outside getting moldy and peed on