Donating? Please phone ahead to check if we have room for your donations before bringing your books/materials to the Book Place. 415-209-0212. Our room gets full very quickly, and we often have to refuse donations temporarily. Please read our Donation Guidelines for further direction.

Anniversary Sale!

We’re celebrating National Library Week AND the Book Place’s 13th year on Grant Avenue in Novato!

The sale takes place on Friday and Saturday, April 15-16 from 10am-4pm. We’ll have many of our most popular categories on sale, such as Mystery hardcovers for 50c, Fiction for only $2 each (Hardcover and Large Trade paperback), and History at 1/2 off. Additionally, music CDs will be only $1.00.

It’s a great time to stock up on your reading, and support our wonderful libraries. We’re happy to have been a large part of the community for so many years, and look forward to continuing our service to the community and the County libraries.

The sale also falls on the third Saturday of the month, and that’s Story Time for the little ones (ages 2-6) at 11 am. Bring them along for some fun stories and interactive play.

There is parking behind the store for your convenience (and a back entrance).

The Book Place - 1608 Grant Avenue, Novato

You'll find books in every category--fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, children's books, collector's items and much more. You'll also find CDs, videos, and audiobooks. The shop is open seven days a week and has unbeatable prices, with books starting at just a quarter. We're staffed entirely by volunteers, and new members can find volunteer opportunities there, too. Call 415-209-0212 for information.

The Book Place is operated by the Friends of the Marin County Free Library, a nonprofit volunteer organization. All proceeds are used for special programs, needs, and materials for the Marin County Free Libraries.

Donations are welcome any time during regular business hours. PLEASE review our donation guidelines before bringing your donations.  We accept books and media in good/very good condition.   Please, no dirty, torn, moldy books- please consider carefully whether your books are in resale condition. Our limited labor and time must be spent on books that will make money for our libraries. 

Donation Guidelines for further direction.

Map to the Book Place

April's focus categories are Home Decor at 50% off, and Mystery hardcover only 50c.

Map to the Book Place, 1608 Grant Avenue, Novato

Sun: 12-4pm
Mon through Saturday: 10 to 4