You make this store possible

Your donations directly support the Whittier Public Library. If you are interested in making a secured tax-deductible donation to our organization using your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or Paypal, you may do so here.

Note: You do not need a Paypal account to donate to Friends of the Whittier Public Library.

You Shop, Amazon Gives!

What is AmazonSmile?

Same product, same prices, same service. When you order through AmazonSmile (owned by, they will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Choose the Friends of the Whittier Public Library! Every donation supports the amazing work of the Whittier Public Library.

Do You Shop at Ralphs?

Here is an easy way to support the Friends of the Whittier Public Library. We’re participating in an on-going fundraising program with Ralphs Grocery Stores. Just by associating your Ralphs Card to the Friends of the Whittier Public Library, Kroger Corporation will donate a portion of your purchases to us. Please sign up at the Ralphs website and choose Friends of the Whittier Public Library as your organization choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the money go when you sell a book?

The money raised by the bookstore goes directly to the Whittier Public Library. To date, we have donated more than $1.6 million toward its programs, including the Summer Reading Club, that are vital to the education and well-being of our community.

Why are you only open 10 to 2?
Will you come out to my home and pick up books?

If you need to have books picked up, call us at 562.696.4498 and ask for John Marzy, or email John at

Why are you prices so cheap?


Why do you only accept cash or check?

Don't Be Shy

If we didn’t answer all of your questions, feel free to drop us a line anytime.