Become a member of Friends and take advantage of our frequent member sales, held in our Readers Bookstores.


Mark your calendars:

Valentine's Sale: 25% off during February 11th-17th.

Happy Valentine's Day from Friends! Become a member of Friends and receive 25% off your purchase at our Readers Bookstores during our Annual Valentine's Sale, Feb. 11–17. Pick up a one-of-a-kind vintage Valentine’s cards or an old romantic print, or perhaps some used vinyl or pulp fiction will say it best. You can also give the gift of membership to a loved one. To join friends and gift a membership, visit

July 4th Sale: 35% off during June 27th - July 3rd.
Labor Day Sale, 35% off during August 29th - September 4th.
Thanksgiving Sale, 35% off during November 21st -27th.
Holiday Sale: 20% off during the entire month of December.


Please note that our Readers Bookstores, Book Donation Center and Adminstrative Offices are closed during the following holidays: New Years Eve, New Years Day, MLK Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day & day-after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. 


Readers Bookstore Fort Mason Center
Building C, Room 165 , Fort Mason Center 
Phone: (415) 771-1076 
Hours: We're open 7 days a week from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (except holidays*).

Readers Bookstore at the Main
Main Library, Grove Street Entrance
Phone: (415) 557-4238
Hours: Monday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.