If you love books or have ever wanted to work in a bookstore or at the Library, volunteer at the Friends of the Library Bookstore. You'll help the Library and have fun at the same time.
While supporting the Santa Monica Public Library, you will help customers, work with books, and interact with the people who love them.
No experience necessary. Weekly 3 hour shift, six month commitment expected. Bring your great attitude and smile. We welcome volunteers who are 16 years and older, people who are working, not working, going to school or who are retired. You will be trained.
Please read the job descriptions for Shift Leader and Shift Member below. If this sounds like you fill out the volunteer application located here and drop it off in the Friends Bookstore at the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica or email the Friends at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHIFT LEADER DESCRIPTION
Shift leaders will be responsible for the following:
Shift Member Description
Shift members are expected to do the following:
Enjoy your experience!
The semi-annual Big Sale of Higher Value Items at the Friends of the Santa Monica Public Library Book Store starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 12! Select from a large selection from $5 and up, including inscribed and signed books, art books, first editions, a large selection of comic books, and other valuable items. Get there early for the best selection.
Since we opened in January 2006, our prices have remained very low, with most books at $1.00 or less. Starting December 1, 2016, we will charge the following:
These prices exclude higher value items that are otherwise marked.
Your purchases help support the Santa Monica Public Library, which we all agree is a wonderful place.
Regular Book Store hours are Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 11-4:30, closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Location is on the left as you enter through the north entrance of the Main Library at 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.