San Rafael Public Library

Friends Books

1016 C Street, San Rafael

Tuesday – Saturday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(415) 453-1443

Book lovers of all ages are invited to visit our bookstore in the heart of downtown San Rafael. Friends Books, sponsored by the Friends of the San Rafael Public Library, offers a full range of new and gently-used books, beautifully organized and displayed for your browsing and shopping pleasure. Enter through a rare downtown garden into the sunny and friendly shop, just around the corner from Fourth Street and next door to the parking garage on C Street and 5th Avenue.

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Donations

Donations of up to 3 boxes of books, CDs, and DVDs may be brought to the bookstore during regular open hours. Please call  (415) 453-1443 to drop off larger amounts. Thank you!

Here’s more information about the Friends of the Library.

  • Downtown Library

    Hours
    Sun: 1-5
    Mon: 1-8
    Tues, Weds, Thurs: 10-8
    Fri & Sat: 10-5

    Contact
    (415) 485-3323

    Address
    1100 E Street (at 5th Avenue)
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Pickleweed Library

    Hours
    Sun & Mon: Closed
    Tues & Weds: 1-8
    Thurs: 11-8
    Fri & Sat: 11-5

    Contact
    (415) 485-3483

    Address
    50 Canal Street
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Northgate Pop-Up Library

    Hours
    Mon, Weds, Thurs: 1-8
    Fri, Sat, Sun: 1-5
    Tues: closed

    Contact
    (415) 524-2694

    Address
    5800 Northgate Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903

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