The Mission Viejo Library has made it easier for folks who generously donate books to the Friends of the Library. Books can now be dropped off to the back delivery door of the Friends Bookstore, which is to the right of the main library entrance at 100 Civic Center. The bookstore provides a dolly to transport donated books to the bookstore, and friendly volunteers are available during store hours to assist. Tax-deductible receipts are provided for donations.
Donations of new and gently-used materials are the backbone of the Friends of the Library fundraising pool. Donations are sorted for additions to the library collection or for sale in the Friends Bookstore. Last fiscal year, the Friends Bookstore netted $120,000 for the purchase of children’s and adult books as well as library programs.
The bookstore is open seven days a week: Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 830-7100 Ext. 5115.