Books

Books have so much life in them. If you are done enjoying your story, consider re-gifting or donating your book.

Soft-cover books are accepted in the blue single-stream recycling cart. For hard cover books, remove the cover and dispose in the garbage. Recycle the pages from hard cover books in the blue cart.

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Locations

Central Disposal Site

500 Mecham Rd
Petaluma, CA 94952

NotesDrop-off: usable books; some restrictions may apply, check with on-site attendant.

Exchange Bank (St. Francis Branch)- Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

136 Calistoga Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA

NotesDrop-off: current, relevant non-fiction; current, popular fiction (published within 10 years); how-to; classics; books in Spanish; dictionaries (including bilingual); science & nature; humor; cooking/food/drink; large print books & audiobooks on CD; spiritual & religion (especially eastern); history; philosophy; children's books - current titles for youth and young adults including toddler books, early readers, dictionaries, science, music, art, nature and popular fiction. Good condition only; no encyclopedias. The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County promotes literacy and love of reading by giving away high quality books to people throughout the region. The Free Bookmobile especially seeks to serve children and senior citizens living in rural and low-income areas.

Friends of the Cloverdale Library

401 N Cloverdale Blvd.
Cloverdale, CA 95404

NotesDrop-off: books, hardback and paperback books, as wells a audiobooks in good condition. Please no encyclopedias or textbooks. Donations accepted during Library hours only.

Friends of the Healdsburg Libraries

139 Piper St
Healdsburg, CA 95448

NotesDrop-off : books, audio books (books on CD or cassette okay) and recent magazines. Please no encyclopedias or out-of-date legal, medical or other textbooks.

Friends of the Petaluma Libraries

100 Fairgrounds Dr
Petaluma, CA 94952

NotesDrop-off (loading dock on library west side): books and audio books (books on CD or cassette okay) Magazines (within recent years). Please no encyclopedias, or out-of-date legal, medical or other textbooks.

Friends of the Rohnert Park Library

6250 Lynne Conde Way
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

NotesDrop-off: books, audio books (books on CD or cassette okay), CD's, DVD's. Please no encylcopedias, out-of-date legal, medical, or textbooks. Drop donations off inside the library. No donations accepted outside of business hours.

Friends of the Santa Rosa Libraries

211 E St.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

NotesDrop-off in the designated area in yellow on library west side (enter from 3rd St. just west of E St.): clean, saleable books and books on CD or MP3. Please no magazines, encyclopedias or out-of-date reference or textbooks.

Friends of the Windsor Library

9291 Old Redwood Hwy, Bldg 100
Windsor, CA 95404

NotesDrop-off: books, audio books, CDs, DVDs, jigsaw puzzles and recent magazines. Deliver donations to the Windsor Library circulation desk. Donations must be in good condition. A staff member will provide a tax credit form upon request.

Global Materials Recovery Services

3899 Santa Rosa Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

NotesDrop-off in limited quantites. Acceptance is at the discretion of the facility. Please call first. Main drop-off: Mon-Sat 7-4:55 pm, Sun 7-3:55 pm. Recycling: Mon-Sat 7-3pm, Sun CLOSED

Goodwill Industries Cloverdale

543 N Cloverdale Blvd
Cloverdale, CA 95425

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, textbooks, encyclopedias, reference and technical books.

Goodwill Industries Healdsburg

513 Healdsburg Ave
Healdsburg, CA 95448

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, textbooks, encyclopedias, reference and technical books.

Goodwill Industries Petaluma

1000 Lakeville St
Petaluma, CA 94952

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, textbooks, encyclopedias, reference and technical books.

Goodwill Industries Rohnert Park

476 Rohnert Park Expy
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, textbooks, encyclopedias, reference and technical books.

Goodwill Industries Santa Rosa (Industrial Ave)

3535 Industrial Dr
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, textbooks, encyclopedias, reference and technical books.

Goodwill Industries Santa Rosa (Stony Point)

2007 Sebastopol Rd
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, textbooks, encyclopedias, reference and technical books.

Goodwill Industries Santa Rosa (Yolanda Ave)

651 Yolanda Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, textbooks, encyclopedias, reference and technical books.

Goodwill Industries Sebastopol

6826 Sebastopol Rd
Sebastopol, CA 95472

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, textbooks, encyclopedias, reference and technical books.

Goodwill Industries Windsor

6450 Hembree Ln
Windsor, CA 95492

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, textbooks, encyclopedias, reference and technical books.

GS Market - Discover Books

1150 River Rd.
Fulton, CA 95439

NotesDaily 24 hours Drop-off (outdoor box): usable books, textbooks, reference and technical books.Books are collected to benefit charities. See website for more information.

Guerneville Fulton Ace - Discover Books

2551 Guerneville Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Healdsburg Exchange Bank- Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

403 Allan Ct.
Healdsburg, CA 95448

NotesDrop-off: current, relevant non-fiction; current, popular fiction (published within 10 years); how-to; classics; books in Spanish; dictionaries (including bilingual); science & nature; humor; cooking/food/drink; large print books & audiobooks on CD; spiritual & religion (especially eastern); history; philosophy; children's books - current titles for youth and young adults including toddler books, early readers, dictionaries, science, music, art, nature and popular fiction. Good condition only; no encyclopedias. The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County promotes literacy and love of reading by giving away high quality books to people throughout the region. The Free Bookmobile especially seeks to serve children and senior citizens living in rural and low-income areas.

Healdsburg Transfer Station

166 Alexander Valley Rd.
Healdsburg, CA 95448

NotesDrop-off: usable books; some restrictions may apply, check with on-site attendant.

Lark Rexall Drugs - Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

16251 Main Street
Guerneville, CA

NotesDrop-off: current, relevant non-fiction; current, popular fiction (published within 10 years); how-to; classics; books in Spanish; dictionaries (including bilingual); science & nature; humor; cooking/food/drink; large print books & audiobooks on CD; spiritual & religion (especially eastern); history; philosophy; children's books - current titles for youth and young adults including toddler books, early readers, dictionaries, science, music, art, nature and popular fiction. Good condition only; no encyclopedias. The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County promotes literacy and love of reading by giving away high quality books to people throughout the region. The Free Bookmobile especially seeks to serve children and senior citizens living in rural and low-income areas.

Main Adult Detention Facility Inmate Services

562 Russell Ave. (loading dock at back of Main Jail)
Santa Rosa, CA

NotesBy appointment. Drop-off: English and Spanish paperback novels and magazines. Please place items in library bin on the dock; bin is at back of building, call first.

Metro PCS - Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

6265 Commerce Blvd.
Rohnert Park, CA

NotesDrop-off: current, relevant non-fiction; current, popular fiction (published within 10 years); how-to; classics; books in Spanish; dictionaries (including bilingual); science & nature; humor; cooking/food/drink; large print books & audiobooks on CD; spiritual & religion (especially eastern); history; philosophy; children's books - current titles for youth and young adults including toddler books, early readers, dictionaries, science, music, art, nature and popular fiction. Good condition only; no encyclopedias. The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County promotes literacy and love of reading by giving away high quality books to people throughout the region. The Free Bookmobile especially seeks to serve children and senior citizens living in rural and low-income areas.

Paul's Empire Head Shop & Engine Supply- Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

112 Roberts Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA

NotesDrop off: Current books for donation, no outdated material.

Petaluma Recycling Center

315 Second St.
Petaluma, CA 94952

NotesDrop off: hardcover books

Pick of the Litter Thrift & Gift Shop

1701-A Piner Rd. (next to Valley Fast Oil)
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

NotesDrop-off: books in good condition.

Recology

3400 Standish Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

NotesPlace this item in your recycle cart or bin (soft cover only).

Recycle for Change (7-11 Petaluma, Perry)

860 Perry Ln.
Petaluma, CA

Recycle for Change (7-11 Petaluma, Washington)

430 Washington St.
Petaluma, CA

Recycle for Change (7-11 Sonoma)

18000 Railroad Ave
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (7-11)

2100 West Steele Ln.
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (7-11, Corby)

1779 Corby Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (7-11/76 Gas Station)

1950 Guernville Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (76 Gas Station)

2799 Yulupa Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Recycle for Change (Aberglen Pet Resort)

1755 Napa Road
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (Agius Grocery)

4691 Bodega Ave
Petaluma, CA 94952

Recycle for Change (Angelo's Wine Country Deli)

23400 Arnold Dr.
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (Arco Gas)

440 Hearn Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Recycle for Change (Arlene's Art Gallery)

15495 Arnold Dr.
Glen Ellen, CA 94928

Recycle for Change (Asia Market)

2481 Guerneville Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Recycle for Change (Asiana Market)

7665 Old Redwood
Cotati, CA 94931

Recycle for Change (B&L Glass)

3175 Cleveland Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Recycle for Change (Baywood Arms Apt)

1136 Baywood Dr
Petaluma, CA

Recycle for Change (Best Self Storage)

155 Fremont
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (Bill's Liquor)

865 Gravenstein Hwy S
Sebastopol, CA

Recycle for Change (Bodega Liquor)

1105 Bodega Ave.
Petaluma, CA

Recycle for Change (Bona Venture Plaza)

10315 Old Redwood Hwy
Windsor, CA 95492

Recycle for Change (Boyes Hot Springs Food Center)

18285 Sonoma Hwy.
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (Brocco's Old Bar)

19660 Arnold Dr.
Sonoma, CA 95476

Recycle for Change (Café des Croissants)

796 Gravenstein Hwy.
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (Chevron Cotati)

766 E Cotati Ave.
Cotati, CA 95476

Recycle for Change (Children's Learning Center)

1213 W. Steele Lane
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Coin Laundry)

6656 Front St
Forestville, CA

Recycle for Change (Community Market)

1899 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Cotati Market)

8285 Old Redwood Hwy
Cotati, CA 95476

Recycle for Change (Crossbrook Apartments)

655 Enterprise Dr
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Recycle for Change (Darling Farms)

7000 Petaluma Hill Rd.
Penngrove, CA

Recycle for Change (Double Decker Lanes)

300 Golf Course Dr.
Rohnert Park, CA

Recycle for Change (Easy Breezy Car Wash)

1450 Sebastopol Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Easy Breezy Car Wash)

930 East Cotati Ave
Cotati, CA

Recycle for Change (Easy Stop Market)

925 Broadway
Sonoma, CA 95476

Recycle for Change (El Verano Market)

19050 Bay St.
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (Farmers Insurance Group)

8741 Old Redwood Hwy.
Windsor, CA 95492

Recycle for Change (G D Liquor & Food)

2810 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Recycle for Change (Garbage Reincarnation)

500 Mecham Rd
Petaluma, CA

Recycle for Change (Georgio's Restaurant)

25 Grant Ave.
Healdsburg, CA

Recycle for Change (Glen Ellen Vet Hospital)

13700 Arnold Dr.
Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Recycle for Change (Guerneville Liquor Corp)

16297 Main St.
Guerneville, CA 95446

Recycle for Change (Hi Tide Laundromat)

990 Gravenstein Ave.
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Recycle for Change (Hometown Heroes Automotive)

278 Corona Rd./N. Mc Dowell Blvd.
Petaluma, CA 94954

Recycle for Change (J&W Automotive)

15085 Arnold Dr.
Glen Ellen, CA 95403

Recycle for Change (James Monroe Elementary)

2567 Marlow Rd
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (JC Penny/Coddingtown)

1935 Range Ave
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Jhanthong Banbua & Gold Coin Motel)

2400 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 94952

Recycle for Change (Karina's Mexican Bakery)

827 Petaluma Blvd. N.
Petaluma, CA 94952

Recycle for Change (Kenwood Gas)

8850 Sonoma Hwy.
Kenwood, CA 95446

Recycle for Change (King's Kastle)

10342 Old Redwood Hwy.
Windsor, CA

Recycle for Change (La Palapa Mexican Restaurant)

590 Lewis Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Recycle for Change (Lamplighter Resort)

2800 Santa Rosa Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 94952

Recycle for Change (Low Price Auto Glass)

10475 Old Redwood Hwy.
Windsor, CA

Recycle for Change (Lucca Liquor & Deli)

495 S Main St.
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Recycle for Change (Macy's/Coddingtown)

260 Coddingtown Center
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (MD Liquor and Food)

1451 Southwest Blvd.
Rohnert Park, CA

Recycle for Change (Mi Pueblo Restaurant, Cotati)

7384 Commerce Blvd.
Cotati, CA

Recycle for Change (Mi Pueblo Restaurant, Petaluma)

800 Petaluma Blvd N
Petaluma, CA

Recycle for Change (Mi Ranchito Mexican Restaurant)

7600 Commerce Blvd.
Cotati, CA 94931

Recycle for Change (Mocha Madness)

355 Southwest Blvd.
Rohnert Park, CA

Recycle for Change (New Life Church)

23109 S. Central
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (Petaluma 76)

4998 Petaluma Blvd.
Petaluma, CA

Recycle for Change (Pic N Pay Food & Liquor)

15195 Arnold Dr.
Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Recycle for Change (Roseland Creek Elementary)

1683 Burbank Ave
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Royal Manor)

237 Wade Dr.
Windsor, CA 95492

Recycle for Change (Santa Rosa Tires Plus)

905 N Dutton Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Recycle for Change (Save on Gas)

8505 Gravenstein Hwy
Cotati, CA

Recycle for Change (Sebastopol Auto Body)

351 Petaluma Ave
Sebastopol, CA

Recycle for Change (Sebastopol Fast Gas)

1080 Gravenstein Hwy.
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Recycle for Change (Shell, Santa Rosa)

3785 Santa Rosa Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Solana Gold Co.)

1830 Gravenstein Hwy. S.
Sebastopol, CA

Recycle for Change (Sonoma 76)

195 West Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476

Recycle for Change (Sonoma Autoworks)

215 Washington St.
Petaluma, CA 94952

Recycle for Change (Sonoma County Auto Care)

3610 Gravenstein Hwy S
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Sonoma Moose Lodge)

20580 Broadway
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (South City Market)

301 Mountain View Ave.
Petaluma, CA 94952

Recycle for Change (Sports Basement)

1970 Santa Rosa Ave
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Spring Creek Elementary)

4675 Mayette Ave
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Steel Bear Deli)

5155 Old Redwood Hwy.
Petaluma, CA 94954

Recycle for Change (Thanksgiving Lutheran Church)

1225 Fulton Road
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (The Reel Fish Shop)

401 Grove St
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (The Rental Place)

21500 8th St E
Sonoma, CA

Recycle for Change (Tienda de Ropa Novedades)

1583 Sebastopol Rd
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Tuttles Doyle Park Pharmacy)

1220 Sonoma Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Recycle for Change (Wagon Wheel Saloon)

3320 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change (Willowbrook Ale House)

3600 Petaluma Blvd. N.
Petaluma, CA 94952

Recycle for Change (Willowside Meats)

3421 Guerneville Rd
Santa Rosa, CA

Recycle for Change - (Carniceria Contreras)

1401 Todd Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Salvation Army Santa Rosa

160 Montgomery Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA 95402

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, all kinds.

St. Vincent de Paul of Sonoma County

5671 Redwood Dr.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

NotesDrop-off: usable books. No encyclopedias.

The Global Book Exchange

852 Del Ganado
Novato, CA 94949

NotesDrop-off: children's reading, encyclopedias newer than 1989, text and reference books, call first; nonprofit distributes to schools and libraries worldwide. See website for more information

The UPS Store- Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

9048 Brooks Rd., S.
Windsor, CA

NotesDrop-off: current, relevant non-fiction; current, popular fiction (published within 10 years); how-to; classics; books in Spanish; dictionaries (including bilingual); science & nature; humor; cooking/food/drink; large print books & audiobooks on CD; spiritual & religion (especially eastern); history; philosophy; children's books - current titles for youth and young adults including toddler books, early readers, dictionaries, science, music, art, nature and popular fiction. Good condition only; no encyclopedias. The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County promotes literacy and love of reading by giving away high quality books to people throughout the region. The Free Bookmobile especially seeks to serve children and senior citizens living in rural and low-income areas.

Umpqua Bank Sonoma - Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

135 W. Napa Street #101
Sonoma, CA

NotesDrop-off: current, relevant non-fiction; current, popular fiction (published within 10 years); how-to; classics; books in Spanish; dictionaries (including bilingual); science & nature; humor; cooking/food/drink; large print books & audiobooks on CD; spiritual & religion (especially eastern); history; philosophy; children's books - current titles for youth and young adults including toddler books, early readers, dictionaries, science, music, art, nature and popular fiction. Good condition only; no encyclopedias. The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County promotes literacy and love of reading by giving away high quality books to people throughout the region. The Free Bookmobile especially seeks to serve children and senior citizens living in rural and low-income areas.

Umpqua Bank, Sebastopol- Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

201 N. Main St.
Sebastopol, CA

NotesDrop-off: current, relevant non-fiction; current, popular fiction (published within 10 years); how-to; classics; books in Spanish; dictionaries (including bilingual); science & nature; humor; cooking/food/drink; large print books & audiobooks on CD; spiritual & religion (especially eastern); history; philosophy; children's books - current titles for youth and young adults including toddler books, early readers, dictionaries, science, music, art, nature and popular fiction. Good condition only; no encyclopedias. The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County promotes literacy and love of reading by giving away high quality books to people throughout the region. The Free Bookmobile especially seeks to serve children and senior citizens living in rural and low-income areas.

Umpqua Bank, Sonoma - Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

135 W. Napa St. #101
Sonoma, CA 95476

NotesDrop-off: current, relevant non-fiction; current, popular fiction (published within 10 years); how-to; classics; books in Spanish; dictionaries (including bilingual); science & nature; humor; cooking/food/drink; large print books & audiobooks on CD; spiritual & religion (especially eastern); history; philosophy; children's books - current titles for youth and young adults including toddler books, early readers, dictionaries, science, music, art, nature and popular fiction. Good condition only; no encyclopedias. The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County promotes literacy and love of reading by giving away high quality books to people throughout the region. The Free Bookmobile especially seeks to serve children and senior citizens living in rural and low-income areas.

Valero Discover Books

910 Baywood Dr
Petaluma, CA 94954

NotesDrop off, outdoor box: usable books, textbooks, reference, technical books. Books are collected to benefit charities. See website for more information.