Every year Friends of the San Francisco Public Library fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition.
This family-friendly event features over 500,000 books, CDs, DVDs and vinyl. Children’s books, board books, music books, history books, nonfiction books, art books, and a huge collection of vinyl. Everything is just $2-$4. There’s also a rare and collectible book section that is expertly curated if you’re looking for something more specific.
On the last day, the 22nd, all books will be just $1. Don’t fret about book selection. All sections will be restocked daily with new and exciting finds; there will be no shortage of great titles.
55th Annual Big Book Sale
September 18- 22, 2019 | 10 am to 6 pm
Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, SF
Sunday is $1 book day – everything left over on Sunday is just a buck.
Volunteer: Want free books? Want to lend a hand?
Hundreds of volunteers are needed in the fall to help make the largest used book sale on the west coast a huge success.
- Volunteers will help set up, pack up, monitor and stock tables, sign-in and welcome other volunteers, help at the information table, cashier, and other tasks.
- Each volunteer receives $5 in Free books for volunteering.
*Free admission. On Sunday the 22nd, everything is $1