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Annual Book Sale
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

Art Antics
Saturday, August 19, 2017
No Little Kid Block Party in September
Saturday, September 9, 2017
no party this month
Setting Up the Giant Book Sale!
Giant Annual Book Sale!
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Sunday, September 17, 2017
12 pm - 9 pm: various times check each day
15,000 used books for adults and children
Free Concert in Front of the Library
Saturday, September 16, 2017
1 - 3:00 pm
Red Beans and Rice
Dads Read
Saturday, October 14, 2017
At beginning of Little Kid Block Party
A Dad! Some Books! Pillows and a rug in the community room.