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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 office at Marina Del Mar School at 3066 Lake Street 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

Literacy Tutor Training
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Thursday, January 26, 2017
6-8:30 pm
Two Evening Training sessions on Jan 24 and Jan 16
Meditation Classes
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Saturday, April 1, 2017
10:00 - 11:30 am
Free Saturday Classes January - April 2017
February Book Sale
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Sat: 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 11 am-3 pm
Books for Adults and Children, CDs, DVDs & VCR tapes
Free Concert by Monterey Peninsula Gospel Community Choir
Saturday, February 11, 2017
1 - 3 pm
Gospel Choir Lead by John. L. Nash
Singer/Songwriter Showcase
Sunday, February 12, 2017
12 - 3 pm
Amy Warren Americana Bluegrass 12 Glenn Bell Instrumental Original Jazz Funk and More 12:20 Harry Thomas Cowboy Roots Folk 12:50 Tommy Knowles Rockin Roots and Jam 1:30 Derek Bodkin Folk Rock with a New Oreleans Funk 2:00