Book Sales - Schedule and Information.

Over 3000 Sq Ft — Most books just $1

All proceeds benefit San Diego Public Libraries



  • Friday 3-6PM (FSDPL members only, you may join our chapter here or any join and pay dues for this or any chapter on-site)

  • Saturday 8 AM to 6 PM (Open to the general public)

  • Sunday Noon to 4 PM (Open to the general public; features specials and Books by the Bag!)

Located at:

  • The University Heights Branch Library at 4193 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA, 92103, at Howard Avenue next to the Sprouts market parking lot. Please do not park in the Sprouts parking lot. The book sale is on the lower level. Please enter through the gate at the rear of the library.


DONATIONS ON HOLD FOR THE PRESENT DUE TO SHELVING PROJECT. CHECK THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES. The FSDPL office is now open on Thursday mornings from 9 AM to noon. Please bring book donations during these hours or contact us by phone (619-542-1724) or email to arrange an appointment.

Online Book Sales.

A specially-curated selection of over 1,000 books are available for purchase in association with the Friends of the San Diego Central Library through Amazon book sales. These books include rare and unusual books, foreign language selections, and much more.

About the Book Sales.

The Friends of the San Diego Public Library (FSDPL) hosts a weekend-long Power Book Sale on the 3rd Saturday of every month, the previous Friday (for FSDPL members only), and the following Sunday on the lower level of the University Heights Branch Library. Browse for amazing bargains in our 3000 square foot used bookstore of well-organized books of all genres plus CDs, DVDs, records, and sheet music.

The Book Sale is chaired by volunteer Judy Kravetz.


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