Come To Our Next Book Sale!

Saturday, November 13th and Sunday, November 14th, 2021

Cubberley Community Center

4000 Middlefield Road – Palo Alto


Saturday Hours:

Bargain Room 9:30am – 4pm

Children’s Room 10am – 4pm

Main Room 11am – 4pm

Sunday Hours:

All Rooms 11am – 4pm


For the safety and comfort of all participants, we do expect to require customers to wear masks (we will be, too) and to have lower than usual room occupancy requirements in all rooms.


FOPAL is open for drop-off donations, no appointment needed, most weeks Monday-Saturday 3-5pm at our Main Room! Donations are not accepted the week preceding the sale; for this month and next, that means donations will not be accepted Sunday October 3 through Monday October 11, nor Sunday November 7 through Sunday 14 November.

Friends of the Palo Alto Library/FOPAL are located at 4000 Middlefield Rd. in the Cubberley Community Center/CCC. You’ll be delivering your books at FOPAL’s Main Room, the portable by the tennis courts using the CCC north entrance.

Donors will be greeted outside FOPAL’s Main Room by a volunteer Donation Monitor(s) and asked to place donations in FOPAL’s banker boxes and then move the books/boxes up the ramp to FOPAL’s Sorting Room. Sorting Room volunteers will help direct donors as to where to place the boxes and offer a receipt and a thank-you. There will be a limit of six bags/boxes per donation.

No ephemera, electronics, art, records, music CDs, or plushies/stuffed animals will be accepted. See the temporary list of what we do and do not accept at

FOPAL offers the use of hand trucks & carts if needed.

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