Only 25¢ Hundreds of paperback books, vinyl records, and current magazine issues
Only 50¢ Music CDs
Only $1 Hundreds of DVDs
PLUS Latest hardback books available!
Save the date! Our semi-annual sale returns May 2-4, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Your online purchases can support the library, too. When you order at AmazonSmile (run by Amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of your eligible purchases to your choice of charitable organizations—such as Friends of the Library.
You may donate books or other materials during open hours at our bookstore or either library. (Please do not leave donations outside when the store or libraries are closed.)
We receive a wide variety of donations, including books, children’s readers, coffee table books, and magazines. We also accept DVDs, VHS movies, audio books, music tapes and CDs, cassettes, and vinyl records. Also, we receive board games, puzzles, and items related to languages, both written and spoken.
Want us to pick up your books? Call us atand ask for John Marzy, or email John at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHY BE A FRIEND?
The Friends of the Library are major supporters of the Whittier Public Library. To date, we have donated more than $1.8 million toward programs, including the Summer Reading Club, that are vital to the education and well-being of our community—especially the children.
How You Can Join
Memberships start at just $10 a year and entitle the holder to additional discounts at our parking lot sales in May and November.
Joining is easy. Just ask for a membership envelope at either library, drop by, or call the bookstore at
We’re located on the corner of Bailey and Comstock (6703 Comstock Ave.) in Uptown Whittier.
We are OPEN:
TUESDAY & THURSDAY 10-2
Every donation and purchase makes a difference. The more we raise together, the more the Whittier Public Library thrives.
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