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Friends Bookstore
201 W. Locust Street
(209) 333-5537

Bookstore Hours:

Monday - Thursday | 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday | Closed
Saturday | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Our Address

PO Box 703
Lodi, CA 95241

Welcome to our website…

The mission of the Friends of the Lodi Public Library is to support the Library and promote its welfare. It does so by providing funding for programs for children, teens and adults; for staff development; and for various services, equipment and furniture requested by the Library.

The Friends Board meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm in the Library. Meetings are open to all members and to the public. The Friends’ main source of income is generated by sales of donated books. Other income comes from membership dues, donations and gifts, and special fundraising events.

Great books at great prices are available in the Library lobby and in the Bookstore just off the lobby. We sell fiction and non-fiction titles for all age groups. We also offer CD’s, some DVD’s, recorded books, and large-print books. Most books cost between 50 cents and $1, and many children’s books are only 25 cents.

Become a member of the Friends by completing the application form found here. Bring the form and dues to the Friends Bookstore, or mail to the Friends of the Lodi Public Library, PO Box 703, Lodi, CA 95241.

Our bookstore is a volunteer effort; those interested in volunteering should call the Friends’ Office at (209) 333-6800 x 2711.

Tax Identification number: 94-2707321

We welcome the following items:
Books of all kinds
Current year magazines
Audio & video materials in original packaging

We cannot accept these items:
Encyclopedias
Textbooks over 5 years old
Magazines over 1 year old
Homemade audio and video

Important Notes:
Please don't bring items that are defaced, damaged, broken, stained, discolored, or include lots of highlighting and/or underlining.

We also can't use items that are dirty, dusty, moldy, showing signs of mildew or insect infestation, or that smell musty or smoky. We'd rather not ask our volunteers top handle these materials as they will be discarded.

Our processing for donations is very limited. PLEASE bring no more than 5-6 boxes in a single day.

Book Donations

Thanks to the Lodi-Tokay Rotary Club for co-sponsoring our website

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