Used Books

Book donations are paused.

To protect our volunteers and the community we are not currently accepting any used books and we have closed book’mark. We will let you know when we will be able to accept books once again.


Year-round Sale of Gently Used Books

Newer, gently used fiction and non-fiction books are sold year-round at book’mark, The Library Store in the Central Library, 350 W. Georgia Street.

Used Book Donations

Downsizing? Decluttering? Friends of the Vancouver Public Library gratefully accept your gently used books for our fundraising book sales.
  • Hard and soft cover books, non-fiction, textbooks, fiction for all ages, children’s picture books, coffee table books. All languages are welcome.
  • Assorted media : LPs, CDs, & DVDs.
  • NO large encylopaedia sets, VHS tapes or audio tapes please.

Drop off Locations

  • Drop off large quantity donations on weekdays 10-4 at the Central Library’s shipping dock at the north end of 700 block Hamilton. Drive down the ramp and place donations on the left hand loading dock. Please label “Friends”.
  • Smaller donations may be left at book’mark, The Library Store during regular store hours.
For further information please leave a message at 604-331-4049 or email
Proceeds from Friends’ book sales support special library projects & programs.