CLOSED: The Free Book Store | East Bay
UPDATE: Unfortunately the Bay Area Free Book Exchange is closed as of May 2015..
Visit the Bay Area Free Book Exchange (open every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm in El Cerrito) and take home up to 100 books for free.
Yes, all 10,000+ books on all the shelves are available to the public, free of charge. It is like an ever-changing treasure hunt among thousands of books. Since 2009, they have given away over 500,000 free books.
Bay Area Free Book Exchange
10520 San Pablo Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Hours: Open every weekend, Saturday and Sundays, from 9 am to 6 pm (May be closed on some holidays)
Donations of Books Accepted: If you have books you don’t want, you can donate your used books. Children’s books are always in need. Although donations are greatly appreciated, it is not a requirement to come and get free books.