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How to Support the Friends

Friends of the Camarillo Library only exists because of the generous donations and patronage of its customers and Members. Friends is part of the community, supported by the community and gives back to the community that supports it.

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DONATE

Make Monetary or Memorial Donations!

You can easily donate with our PayPal Link above. You can also donate in person at the Bookstore during our business hours or mail us with our address below.

VOLUNTEER

We couldn't survive without our enthusiastic volunteers! Friends is an all-volunteer, community-based nonprofit organization. We're a diverse group of over 100 hard-working individuals who keep the Bookstore running smoothly and to support the Friends organization!

DONATE BOOKS

Our Book Donation Office Hours are held Monday - Saturday 10:30am - 3:30pm.

If you're interested in donating items please read our Book Donation Guidelines & Direction Notes.

BECOME A MEMBER

Consider becoming a Friend!

An easy way to financially support the Camarillo Library while staying abreast of Library and Friends Bookstore events. Individual Memberships begins for as little as $15/year. Every membership receives our monthly Amigos Newsletter!

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Different Ways to Donate

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You may also make Monetary & Memorial Donations in person at our Bookstore or Mail them to our Bookstore address at 4101 Las Posas Road Camarillo CA 93010

 
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Make us Your Preferred Non-Profit with Amazon Smile!

AmazonSmile will Donate 0.5% of your purchase price when you buy eligible items.

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Smile.Amazon.com has the same products, prices and shopping features as Amazon.com. When you pre-register Friends of the Camarillo Library as your charitable organization, and shop at www.smile.amazon.com, FRIENDS OF THE CAMARILLO LIBRARY gets a donation of 0.5% on most of your purchases!

Grocery Shopping

You can also designate us as your Charity to Support when shopping at Ralph's supermarket!

Link your Ralphs Rewards Card to Friends of the Camarillo Library.

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Go to www.Ralphs.com and Sign into your account (or sign-up if you don't have one yet)

Select "My Account" and scroll to the bottom and  find "Community Contributions"

Search FIND AN ORGANIZATION and enter either "Friends of the Camarillo Library" or LY303. Click "Enroll" It is that simple! From now on, we will get a donation based on your qualifying Ralphs purchases.

Hardware Shop

B&B Do It Center

Hardware Store

has a rewards program.

698 Mobile Ave.
Camarillo, CA 93010

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When you make a purchase you may ask the cashier to have your rewards go to FRIENDS OF THE CAMARILLO LIBRARY.

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Did you know that you can donate to Camarillo's Library without reaching into your pocket?

When you register and shop through these community giving programs they will donate a percentage of most of your purchase dollars to us and it costs you nothing!

 
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Donating Books

Small, hand-carried Donations of books and materials can be brought to the Bookstore’s front customer service counter during Bookstore hours (10 am – 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday).

When the Bookstore is closed to the public

or you have a large donation the workroom is open for donations Monday – Saturday between 10:30 and 3:30 pm. Please drive to the rear of the Bookstore (North Side of the Parking Lot between the Library & Rancho Campana High School). There is a loading ramp leading to the double doors. Ring the Donation Bell to the right. A volunteer will show you where to put your donation.

IMPORTANT

Occasionally our storage space is temporarily full and we cannot accept large donations. If you are making a special trip, please call our workroom during regular donation hours to make sure we have room for your donation today. The Workroom number is 805-388-5585.

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Guidelines for
Bookstore Donations

The Friends appreciate your donations; however, we are unable to accept some material.

 

For the health and safety of Bookstore volunteers, and for the integrity of the Bookstore's collection, the following will not be accepted:

 

  • Books and magazines with yellowed, torn or overly highlighted/marked pages

  • Books and magazines that are water-damaged, moldy, or have an offensive odor

  • Books and magazines infested with insects

  • Non-commercially produced media (DVD, CDs)

  • Catalogs

  • Out-of-date reference books (unless old enough to be collectible)

Donations are tax deductible and we will gladly supply a donation receipt upon request! 501(c)3 Corporation