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NEW! BOOKSTORE Friends' Community Bookstore, 330 Reservation Rd. Suite F. Marina Ca.

NEW! We have opened a used bookstore in Marina! Check out the Friends' Community Bookstore, located at 330 Reservation Road Suite F in the Marina Town Plaza shopping center.
Books and other used materials are for sale at our low cost prices Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Our store is all-volunteer run with proceeds benefiting the Marina Library (and County library system).

To volunteer or donate books, stop by, or call bookstore Manager Joanne Bowman at 831-277-0507 or

We Welcome Volunteers!

We receive hundreds of donated books each month. We sell them at our bi-monthly book sales, and we sell them on Amazon. Could you help us?

We will show you how to list books on We sold over $15,000 worth of books this way last year. We do our book scanning and listing once or twice a week at our store at 330 Reservation Rd Suite F in Marina. Help us and you will get the first look and first pick of all our inventory while you learn the basics of being a book dealer! Scanning usually happens on Saturday and one week day per week. email Dana at if you want to volunteer. All volunteer work is done by appointment.

If you enjoy helping the public find great books, come help us at our bi-monthly book sales. Click on our Book Sales page for details.

To learn more about processing books for Amazon, email

High School and College Students: Helping The Friends of the Marina Library is a fun easy way to earn Community Service Hours. We treasure our student volunteers! Text 831-682-8016 or email to make arrangements.

Community Room Rentals

To reserve The Marina Library Community Room for your event, please use the library's new online room rental site: Here. If you have questions, call the Marina Library at 831-883-7507. Do not contact the Friends of the Marina Library. We do not handle the room rental.

Room Rental Policy Here.

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Save The Dates

Friday, March 1, 2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
10 am - 8 pm
March Calendar
Saturday, March 16, 2019
11 am - 1 pm
Plant a Grass Head! Watch it Grow!
Friday, March 22, 2019
2 pm - 4 pm
Board Games to Play with Friends and Family
Saturday, March 23, 2019
11 am - 1 pm
Painting for kids of all ages
Saturday, March 23, 2019
11 am to 1 pm
All Supplies provided
Saturday, April 13, 2019
10 -11:30 am
Thomas the Tank Engine, big blocks, toy kitchen, etc
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
see poster
Books, CDs, DVDs for Adults and Children
Sunday, April 14, 2019
1 pm to 3 pm with intermission
Young performers from Marina and surrounding towns - Sunday April 14