Global Book Exchange

    821 State Access Road - Hamilton Field
    Novato, CA 94949
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    (415) 883-2665

    Drop-off: Call first.

    Fees: Generally only fees for large quantities but not for small amounts of books - call for more details.

    General Info: The Global Book Exchange finds second homes locally and globally for used text and library books. Working with Marin County youth, educators, and service clubs, we promote education and literacy worldwide. Call or send e-mail to make arrangements for drop-off of large quantities.

    Hours: Usually open Th 1pm-4pm, Sa 12pm-3pm - call to confirm



    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    This vendor handles:

  • Art Supplies & Materials - Reuse (Only some accepted, call to confirm.)
  • Books - Reuse (Only paperbacks accepted are children's stoires & fine literature in excellent condition. Do NOT accept pre-1983 encylopedias or books about: sexually explicit matters, terror/murder, self-improvement, diet/health fads, almanacs, real estate/law books, jokes or military.)
  • Musical Instruments - Reuse (Only some accepted, call to confirm.)
  • Office Furniture / Equipment- Reuse (Only some accepted, call to confirm.)

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If it is not recyclable, please assure that you dispose of material properly through your garbage collection company or a permitted Transfer Station or Landfill.  To report illegal dumping, call 1-800-NO-DUMPING.

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