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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

Location pin Central Disposal Site – Reuse Area (Recycletown)

NotesDrop-off: usable books; check with on-site attendant.

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

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.

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Location pin Friends of the Cloverdale Library

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.

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Location pin Friends of the Healdsburg Libraries

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 Please no encyclopedias or out-of-date legal, medical or other textbooks.

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Location pin Friends of the Petaluma Libraries

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 Please no encyclopedias, or out-of-date legal, medical or other textbooks.

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Location pin Friends of the Rohnert Park Library

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.

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Location pin Friends of the Santa Rosa Libraries

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.

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Location pin Friends of the Windsor Library

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.

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Location pin Garbage Reincarnation Thrift Store

NotesDrop-off: usable books. No encyclopedias.

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Location pin Goodwill Industries Cloverdale

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

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Location pin Goodwill Industries Healdsburg

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

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Location pin Goodwill Industries Petaluma

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

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Location pin Goodwill Industries Rohnert Park

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

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Location pin Goodwill Industries Santa Rosa (Industrial Dr)

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

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Location pin Goodwill Industries Santa Rosa (Sebastopol Rd)

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

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Location pin Goodwill Industries Santa Rosa (Yolanda Ave)

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

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Location pin Goodwill Industries Sebastopol

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

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Location pin Goodwill Industries Windsor

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

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Location pin GS Market - Discover Books

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.

Location pin Healdsburg Exchange Bank- Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

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.

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Location pin Lark Rexall Drugs - Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

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.

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Location pin Main Adult Detention Facility Inmate Services

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.

Location pin Metro PCS - Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

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.

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

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

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Location pin Petaluma Recycling Center

NotesDrop off: hardcover books.

Location pin Pick of the Litter Thrift & Gift Shop

NotesDrop-off: books in good condition.

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Location pin Recycle for Change (Green Drop-off Boxes)

NotesDrop-off (outdoor box): usable books, textbooks, reference and technical books. Items are collected to benefit charities. Call or email to locate a collection drop-off box near you.

Location pin Salvation Army

NotesDrop-off: good condition books, all kinds. Organization provides support for homeless families.

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Location pin Sonoma County Jail Industries Nursery Program

NotesDrop-off: garden books and horticulture/landscape/garden videos. Needed for reuse by adult agricultural education program.

Location pin St. Vincent de Paul of Sonoma County

NotesDrop-off: usable books. No encyclopedias.

Location pin The Global Book Exchange

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

Location pin The UPS Store- Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

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.

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Location pin Umpqua Bank Sonoma - Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

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.

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Location pin Umpqua Bank, Sebastopol- Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

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.

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Location pin Umpqua Bank, Sonoma - Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County

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.

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Location pin Valero Discover Books

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