About the Capitola Branch Library Friends Chapter

Join our Capitola Branch Library Friends Chapter! We are building a group of library supporters focused on advocacy, fundraising, volunteering and ensuring the best new branch possible! We are a chapter of the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.

Friends of the Capitola Branch Library Meetings:

Eventually we plan to hold meetings every other month on a Saturday morning. Please watch this site for the date of our next meeting. Or, get added to our email list. If you are not already on our list, send your email address to contact Toni at lilyjustine65@gmail.com

Next meeting:

When: Saturday, August 26, 2023
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Ow Community Room Capitola Library
Who: Everyone interested in the Capitola Library
Expect: Doughnuts, bring your own beverage

Together we can make decisions about how to use some of the funds we have earned at our bookstore in the mall.

Don’t miss this opportunity to get involved in our fine new library. Bring your ideas to enhance community programs.

Photo of Friends of the Capitola Branch Library store in the Capitola Mall

Friends of the Capitola Branch Library Bookstore.

A group of the Capitola Friends volunteers operate a bookstore in the Capitola mall. We sell all genres of used books in addition to CD’s, DVD’s and more.

Visit us in the Capitola Mall

Open Hours:

Monday: 12:00-5:00

Tuesday: 11:00-5:00

Wednesday: 11:00-6:00

Thursday: 11:00-5:00

Friday: 11:00-6:00

Saturday: 11:00-6:00

Sunday: 11:00-6:00


Our store is located between the Children’s Museum of Discovery and the ramp down toward the fountain.

Masks and social distancing are recommended but not required at this time.


We accept all sorts of clean, gently used books, CDs, DVDs, games and puzzles. We cannot use encyclopedias, magazines, out of date computer books and textbooks, cassettes, or tapes. Foreign language books are always welcome. If you wish, you may donate a grocery bag or two of items at the bookstore. If you have a larger donation, contact Toni at lilyjustine65@gmail.com. We will schedule a pickup at your home.

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