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The Largest Used Book Sale on the West Coast!

 

Featuring over 500,000 books & media in over 70 categories for only $3 or less.
 

Thank you for attending our 52nd Annual Big Book Sale! We raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for learning & literacy at the San Francisco Public Library.

Please check back in soon for 2017 Big Book Sale dates. In the meantime, here's how you can become involved:

BIG BOOK SALE INFO

Hardcovers: $3 / Paperbacks: $2 / Children's Books: $1 / All Media: $1
We accept cash, checks and cards! Proceeds support the San Francisco Public Library.

All items are only $1 on the last day of the sale.

Membership Preview Sale & Reception

Held the evening before the sale goes public / 4 - 8 PM / Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion
Become a member of Friends and join us for a special sneak preview of the sale! Members get first access to all of the goods while enjoying wine and snacks. Become a member online, in our Readers Bookstores, or day-of at the will call table. Please call (415) 477-5231 for more information.

Volunteer for FREE Books!

Volunteers receive complimentary tickets to the Member Preview Sale & Reception, a first look at all of the items, and a $5 coupon for every shift. Please call (415) 626-7500 for more information.

Sponsor The Annual Big Book Sale

Want to gain great visibility for your company during the sale? Looking for ways to further support the Library? Become a Table Sponsor and we’ll put your name / logo on a table category of your choice! There are over 70 categories to choose from and over 10,000 shoppers coming through the doors during the 5 day event. Become a sponsor today! 

 

 

Thank you to our 52nd Annual Big Book Sale Media Sponsors

Big Book Sale Photos


The Fine Print
Payment: Cash, cards & checks are accepted.
Pets: Dogs are welcome as long as they are on a leash and under your control at all times.
Parking: The Fort Mason parking lot is metered; free parking on surrounding streets.
Purchases: Items are not held overnight. There are no returns. Scanners are accepted.
Bags: Paper bags provided, boxes sold for $1. We encourage shoppers to bring their own bags. 

Click here for google map instructions on how to get to Fort Mason Center.

Big Book Sale questions? Email us at info@friendssfpl.org or call (415) 626-7500.