Donate Your Materials
Your generous donations of new or gently used books, DVDs, videos and CDs are gratefully accepted by the Friends groups in donation bins at all library locations.
Most Friends unfortunately cannot accept magazines, encyclopedias, or textbooks - see other options for donating these materials.
Friends of the Library Groups
For additional information about a Friends group, email or phone the contacts below or the branch library. You can also find meeting times and book sale events for each group listed in the branch’s events calendar.
Friends of the Almaden Library
President: Tom Trudell
Attend a Meeting: Four meetings per year: One meeting before and one meeting after each of the two annual book sales
Friends of the Alum Rock Library
President: Jeremy Nguyen
Attend a Meeting: Last Tuesday in January, March, May, July, September, November from 5:00-6:00 PM.
Friends of the Bascom Branch Library
President: Steve Kline
Attend a Meeting: Check Bascom's events for monthly meeting date/time. Please Like our Facebook Page for meetings and details.
Friends of the Berryessa Library
Treasurer: Barbara Fairlie
Attend a Meeting: First Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November at 6:00 PM in the Community Room.
Los Amigos de la Biblioteca Latinoamericana
Attend a Meeting: Please call for meeting times and information.
Friends of the Calabazas Library
President: Wesley Lau
Attend a Meeting: Meetings scheduled as needed.
Friends of the East San José Carnegie Library
President: Margaret Fitch
Attend a Meeting: 1st Wednesday in January, March, May, July, September, November at 3:00 PM.
Friends of the Evergreen Library
President: Camie Piccolo-Nicholson
Attend a Meeting: Thursday the week before the book sale (January, April, July, and October) at 5:30 - 7:00 PM in the Community Room
Friends of the Hillview Library
President: Ly Phan Vu Truong
Attend a Meeting: Exact day varies; please call or email for more information.
Friends of the Joyce Ellington Library
President: Marilee Mifflin
Attend a Meeting: 1st Tuesday of the month, from 6:30 - 7:30 PM.
Friends of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Contact: Friends Bookstore - 1-408-808-2681
Attend a Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of every month @ 6:30 PM at the KL Friends Bookstore
Friends of the Pearl Avenue Library
President: Catherine Graham
Attend a Meeting: 4th Wednesday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Friends of the Rose Garden Library
Contact: Phone - 1-408-808-3070
President: Sharin Greenleaf
Attend a Meeting: 1st Wednesday in January, March, May, July, September, and November, at 6:30 PM in the Community Room.
Friends of the Santa Teresa Library
President: Ann Marcolini & Claire Cano
Attend a Meeting: Exact date varies; please email for more information.
Friends of the Seven Trees Library
President/Vice-President: Wilma Hasshii and Jasmine Shone
Attend a Meeting: Every other month in the Manager's Office on the 1st Friday of the month at 3:00 PM.
Friends of the Tully Community Library
President/Vice-President: Erin McFadden and Anne Barrett
Attend a Meeting: Meeting takes place on 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:00 PM in the Manager's Office.
Friends of the Vineland Library
Contact: Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
President: Linda Gillam
Attend a Meeting: Four general membership meetings per year, one before and one after each of the two annual book sales, and a Board of Directors meeting in the spring and fall.
Friends of the Willow Glen Library
Mailing Address: 1324 Glen Dell Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
President: Linda Pedersen and Jan Helmbolt (Co-Chairs)
Attend a Meeting: Call or email Friends for information.