Due to the Public Health concerns and the closing of the College of the Desert campus, the Friends Book Room is closed and not accepting book donations until further notice.
Previously enjoyed books may be delivered to the Friends Book Room on Monday mornings from 8:00 am to 11:00 am when volunteers are processing books. Or, by calling 760-333-0733 to schedule an appointment for dropping off books on other days of the week. If you have a large amount of books to donate you can schedule an appointment for pickup by calling 760-799-2565.
NOTE: When a holiday falls on a Monday, we will accept book donations on the following Tuesday. We will be closed for the following holidays, but accepting books the following Tuesday:
Directions to Friends Book Room
From the intersection of Monterey and Magnesia Falls go east and turn right at the second driveway into parking lot 25. The Maintenance building (M&O) is the second building on the right. Turn right into the driveway and see an orange door with a sign above "Friends of the Library." If you are donating books on a day and time other than Monday mornings, please call 760-333-0733 to schedule an appointment to drop off books.
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Call for pick-up of large donations call 760-333-0733
We accept previously enjoyed books, audio books on CD, music CDs, and DVDs.
We are unable to accept:
The Tax ID# for Friends of the College of the Library Is 23 - 7238550.
Friends of the College of the Desert Library 43-500 Monterey Avenue, Palm Desert, Ca. 92260
All proceeds benefit the COD Library. Questions?
CODLibraryFriend@aol.com or 760-333-0733