Need to Get Some Books Off Your Hands?

Updated: Jun 12, 2020

The Bookmark Bookstore is unable to take donations at this time, but if you can save them up for us for when we re-open, we will be in need of stock then! You can find updates about what we’re doing now on our website at and on our Facebook page.

If you need to move them now, we understand. Here are a few options for you. Follow the links for all of their donation options, locations, and hours of operation.

Note: These options may also be closed due to Covid-19. Please reach out in advance to confirm.

Alternative Book Donation Options:

Goodwill / Salvation Army / Out of the Closet / or your favorite Thrift Store

City of El Cerrito’s Drop-Off Recycling Center

City of Berkeley, Drop-Off Recycling

The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse

Friends of the Berkeley Public Library

Friends of the OPL and The Bookmark Bookstore

(510) 444-0473
721 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607


11am - 2pm

11am - 2pm

11am - 4pm

Currently, our store is operating during limited hours for curbside pickup for purchases from our Virtual Bookstore and in-store shopping by reservation only.

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