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Spring Book Sale for Friends of the San Francisco Public Library

Spring Book Sale 2013

This is the 3rd Annual Spring Book Sale held at Fort Mason Centre's Festival Pavilion, the Spring Book Sale will feature over 250,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl and other forms of media in over 70 categories.

EVERYTHING is $3 or less, with a 3-2-1 scale: $3-hard cover books; $2-paperback books; $1-DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl and other forms of media. All items remaining on Sunday are $1.

All proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library's education programs that promote literacy for children, teens and adults.



We will stack books, provide crowd control, and check out buyers at the cashier stations. There will be some snacks in the kitchen for the volunteers and we can grab a bite or drinks afterwards.

Please wear comfortable shoes for walking and standing. Some lifting will be required, about 20-25 lb. It's important to dress in layers, as the temperature by the bay is often cool and windy.


Other Volunteer Opportunities:

If you cannot make it to this event, Friends of SFPL have a sign up sheet for individuals and other shifts for the event from Tuesday, April 3 to Sunday, April 7:

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library 2013 Spring Book Sale Volunteer Sign-Up


How to get to Fort Mason:

Parking: Within the gates, flat rate of $10 for parking for 3-4 hours. There are some free parking along Marina Green. We highly recommend taking public transportation.

Muni: 10 Townsend, 22 Fillmore, 28 - 19th Avenue, 30 Stockton, 47 Van Ness, 49 Van Ness/Mission


Friends of the San Francisco Public Library

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library

The Friends and Foundation of the San Francisco Public Library is dedicated to creating, stewarding and supporting a superior free public library system in San Francisco. They are committed to raising the standard of excellence of our libraries by funding programs and services beyond what's allocated in the City's budget. They believe in free and equal access to information for all.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I RSVPd for Saturday but I meant Sunday.

    April 6, 2013

  • Jonathan l.

    Sorry can't make it guys. Work event. See you guys on the next one.

    April 5, 2013

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