used k-12 books, non-profit, used children's books Marin


852 Del Ganado
San Rafael, CA 94903

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Marilyn Nemzer, Director

Email communications only (sorry no phone). For questions about open hours, please see website, top center of Home page. Info is updated every Wednesday and Saturday before 9:00 a.m.

Here at the Global Book Exchange, we are all volunteers, so please be understanding when you come to get books or bring us books. We are not like a full-service bookstore, but we always do our best to help you, and we appreciate your patience and support.

Awards & Honors

The Global Book Exchange has been praised by over 20 publications, including the New York Times

Marin Economic Commission
Award of Excellence, for outstanding example
of Environmental Values for Marin County
Marin Community Foundation
Earth Day Every Day award
Marin County Office of Education
Marin County School Boards Association

Golden Bell Award, special recognition
Tiburon Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
Merit Award
Marin County Commission on the Status of Women
Certificate of Recognition
Del Norte County Unified School District
Certificate of Appreciation for sponsoring school
programs that foster excellence in academics and
National Environmental Awards Council (Renew America)
Environment Achievement Award
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX
Commendation for achievement in municipal
solid waste recycling