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

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852 Del Ganado
San Rafael, CA 94903

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Marilyn Nemzer, Director


global.k12books@gmail.com

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.

Where Our Books Go

The following is a partial list of recipients since 1987. This list includes:

Foreign Countries
California Public Schools
California Private Schools
Teacher Credentialing Programs
Nonprofits and other organizations
Other Individuals

Foreign countries receiving containers (approx. 20,000 books each) or other large quantities:
  • Barrios
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Costa Rica
  • Ethiopa
  • Fiji
  • France
  • Ghana
  • Greenland
  • Guguletu
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Kerguelen Islands (Fr.)
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • Malawi
  • Manila
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Nigeria
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Shanghai
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad
  • Tobagos
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California Public Schools:
  • Analy High School, Sebastopol
  • Antioch Unified School District
  • Argonne School, San Francisco
  • Bacich Elementary School, Kentfield
  • Bahia Vista School, San Rafael
  • Bayside/Martin Luther King Schools, Sausalito
  • Bel Aire School, Tiburon
  • Ben Franklin School, Daly City
  • Bernard E. Eldredge School, Petaluma
  • Blaker-Kinser Jr. High, Riverbank
  • Bolinas School, Bolinas
  • Bowditch Middle School, Foster City
  • Braun Day Treatment,
  • Marin County Office of Education, San Rafael
  • Capitol Street Program (special ed.)
  • Vallejo Unified School District
  • Casa Grande School, Bodega Bay
  • Casa Grande High School, Petaluma
  • Cave Elementary School, Vallejo
  • Ceres Adult Ed Program, Ceres
  • Chabot College Americorps Community Library
  • Christopher Columbus School, Daly City
  • College of Marin, Kentfield
  • College of Marin pre-school
  • Community Court School
  • Comstock Junior High School, Santa Rosa
  • Connell School, Albany
  • Davidson Middle School, San Rafael
  • Del Mar Middle School, Tiburon
  • Dixie School District, San Rafael
  • Don Timateo, San Rafael
  • Dover Middle School, Fairfield
  • Eastside School, East Palo Alto
  • El Verano School, El Verano
  • El Tejon School, Lebec
  • El Verano Elementary, Sonoma
  • Eldridge Elementary School, Hayward
  • Elsa Widenmann Elementary School, Vallejo
  • Fairfield Suisun Unified School District, Suisun
  • Far West High School, Oakland
  • Flowery School, Sonoma
  • Forest Meadow, San Rafael
  • Francisco Middle School, San Francisco
  • Gallinas Annex, San Rafael
  • Glenwood School, San Rafael
  • Hall Middle School, Larkspur
  • Hamilton Elementary School, Novato
  • Heights Elementary, Pittsburg
  • Hercules Elementary School, Hercules
  • Hidden Valley School, Martinez
  • Highland Elementary School, Richmond
  • Hill Middle School, Novato
  • Hillcrest School, San Francisco
  • Hillsborough School District
  • Hogan High School, Vallejo
  • Horace Mann School, San Francisco
  • J.F. Kennedy High School, Richmond
  • James Hogan High School, Vallejo
  • Jefferson Park Elementary, Vallejo
  • John Muir Elementary School, Berkeley
  • Kelseyville High School, Kelseyville
  • Kennedy Elementary School, Sacramento
  • Kenwood Elementary School, Kenwood
  • Lagunitas School, San Geronimo
  • Lake School, Richmond
  • La Tercera, Petaluma
  • Laurel School, Atherton
  • Lawton School, San Francisco
  • Lincoln High School, San Francisco
  • Lincoln School, Richmond
  • Loma Alta School, San Rafael
  • Loma Verde School, Novato
  • Lomita Park Elementary, San Bruno
  • Lower Lake High School, Lower Lake
  • Lu Sutton School, Novato
  • Lynwood School, Novato
  • Mare Island Elementary School, Vallejo
  • Marin County Office of Education
  • Marindale School, San Rafael
  • Mark Twain School, Modesto
  • Mc Kinley Elementary School, Petaluma
  • McKinley Elementary School, San Francisco
  • Melrose Parent Nursery, Oakland Unified School District
  • Middletown Unified School District
  • Miller Creek Middle School, San Rafael
  • Mill Valley Middle School, Mill Valley
  • Miwok Valley School, Petaluma
  • Modesto City Schools, Independent Study Program
  • Monroe Elementary School, Santa Rosa
  • Napa High School, special ed., Napa
  • Neil Cummins Elementary School, Corte Madera
  • Nicasio School, Nicasio
  • North Marin High School, Novato
  • Nova Educational Center (Nova High School), Novato
  • Nova Learning Center, Novato
  • Novato High School, Novato
  • Novato Unified School District, summer school
  • Novato Charter School, Novato
  • Novato Unified School District, special education
  • Oak Hill Middle School, Kelseyville
  • Oakland Unified School District
  • Oakland Charter School, Oakland
  • Ohlone Elementary School, Hercules
  • Old Adobe Union, Petaluma
  • Old Mill School, Mill Valley
  • Omega High School, Richmond
  • Oracle program, Marin County Office of Education
  • Park School, Mill Valley
  • Perscola Middle School, El Cerrito
  • Piner High School, special ed., Santa Rosa
  • Prestwood School, Sonoma
  • Rancho School, Novato
  • Redwood High School, special ed., Larkspur
  • Redwood High School, Larkspur
  • Reed School, Tiburon
  • Richmond Unified School District, special ed.
  • Ripon Charter School, Ripon
  • Rohnert Park Community School, Rohnert Park
  • Rooftop Alternative Elementary School, San Francisco
  • Ross School, Ross
  • San Pablo school library, San Pablo
  • San Pablo School, Richmond
  • San Andreas School, Larkspur
  • San Rafael city schools, libraries
  • San Ramon Elementary School, Novato
  • San Francisco Community College, adult ed.
  • San Francisco Unified School District
  • San Jose Middle School, Novato
  • San Marin High School, Novato
  • San Antonio High School, Petaluma
  • San Ramon Elementary School, Novato
  • San Rafael High School, San Rafael
  • San Francisco Unified School District, preschool program
  • Santa Rosa Charter School, Santa Rosa
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Santa Rosa Special Education Program
  • Sassarini Elementary School, Sonoma
  • Sausalito School District, GATE program
  • Sebastopol Independent Charter School
  • Shafer Park School, Hayward
  • Sinaloa Middle School, Novato
  • Sir Francis Drake High School, San Anselmo
  • Sonoma County Office of Education,
  • Sonoma Valley School, Sonoma
  • Springstowne Middle School, Vallejo
  • Stanislaus County Office of Education, special education
  • Sun Valley School, San Rafael
  • Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley
  • Teel Middle School, Empire
  • Terra Linda High School, San Rafael
  • Timothy Murphy School, San Rafael
  • Tomales High School, Tomales
  • U.C.S.F., San Francisco
  • Vallecito School, San Rafael
  • Vallejo Unified School District, Independent Study Program (15 visits!)
  • V.V. Middle School, El Granada
  • Wade Thomas School, San Anselmo
  • Wallenberg High School, San Francisco
  • West Contra Costa Unified School District, Richmond
  • West Portal School, San Francisco
  • West Marin Elementary School, Pt. Reyes
  • Wilson Elementary School, Richmond
  • Wilson Elementary School, Modesto
  • Windsor Unified School District
  • Young Elementary School, Calistoga
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California Private Schools:
  • Athenian School, Danville
  • Ayers School, Concord
  • Bella Academy, Oakland
  • Bellevue School, Santa Rosa
  • Big Wisdom School, Lower Lake
  • Black Pine Circle School, Berkeley
  • Boomerang, San Rafael
  • Brandeis-Hillel School, San Francisco
  • Branson School, Ross
  • Brush Creek Montessori, Santa Rosa
  • Cambridge School of Languages, Cambridge, UK
  • Carden West, Pleasanton
  • Cazacademy, Cazadero
  • Children’s Learning Center, Alameda
  • Children’s Circle Center, Tiburon
  • Christian Covenant Educational Services
  • Countryside Christian School, Sebastopol
  • Discovery Center School, San Francisco
  • Foundation Christian School, Rohnert Park
  • Freeman School, San Francisco
  • French-American International School, San Francisco
  • Full Circle Marin, Bolinas
  • Good Shepherd, Novato
  • Green Valley School, Sebastopol
  • Harvest Christian Academy, Napa
  • Higham School, Santa Rosa
  • Holy Name, San Francisco
  • I Have A Dream/Prescott School, Oakland
  • Kawana Elementary School, Santa Rosa
  • Krouzian-Zekarian, San Francisco
  • Lawrence Learning Center, Novato
  • Mace Kingsley Prep Academy, Campbell
  • Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield
  • Marin Primary School, Larkspur
  • Marin Horizon, Mill Valley
  • Marin Country Day Schoool
  • Marin Waldorf, San Rafael
  • Marin Academy, San Rafael
  • Mather Youth Academy, Rancho Cordova
  • Mill Valley Nursery School
  • Minnie Cannon Elementary School, Middletown
  • Mt. Tamalpais School, Mill Valley
  • Muhammad University of Islam, Daly City
  • New Life, San Anselmo
  • Nile River, San Francisco
  • North Bay Christian Academy, Novato
  • North Valley School, Santa Rosa
  • North Bay School, Mill Valley
  • Oak View Academy, Vacaville
  • Omphalos School, Santa Rosa
  • Our Lady Of Mercy Elementary, Daly City
  • Our Lady of Loretto, Novato
  • Presidio Hill School, San Francisco
  • Purrington Academy, Petaluma
  • Riordan High School, San Francisco
  • Rivendell School, San Francisco
  • Rooftop School, Bolinas
  • Roseland School, Santa Rosa
  • Santa Rosa Christian School, Santa Rosa
  • Santa Cruz Waldorf School, Santa Cruz
  • Schneerson Hebrew Day School, San Francisco
  • Sebastopol Christian School, Sebastopol
  • Sierra Summit Academy, Cloverdale
  • San Domenico School, San Anselmo
  • Snyder Lane Christian School, Rohnert Park
  • St. Cornelius School, Richmond
  • St. Elizabeth School, San Francisco
  • St. Isabella’s, San Rafael
  • St. Paulus Lutheran School, San Francisco
  • St. Raphael School, San Rafael
  • St. Vincent High School, Petaluma
  • St. Mark’s School, San Rafael
  • St. Vincent Ferrer Parish, Vallejo
  • Summerfield Waldorf, Santa Rosa
  • Susan Coda Day School, Santa Rosa
  • Tam Creek School,
  • Total Tech, San Jose
  • Valley Christian School, Napa
  • Voice of the Pentecost Academy, San Francisco
  • Waldorf School, San Francisco
  • Wee Care, Mill Valley
  • Willow Spring School, Sebastopol
  • Win Academy, Novato
  • Woodland School, Santa Rosa
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Teacher Credentialing Programs:
  • Cal State Hayward
  • San Francisco State University
  • Dominican College
  • Sonoma State University
  • U.C. Berkeley
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Nonprofits and Other Organizations:
  • Basic Skills Learning Center, San Rafael
  • Book Bank USA, San Rafael
  • Book Pals, for classroom volunteer readers, San Francisco schools
  • Books for the Barrios, Walnut Creek
  • California Teachers Association
  • Canal Community Alliance, San Rafael
  • Children & Family Circle, language development for underprivileged children
  • Children’s Book Drive for China, Hillsborough
  • Christian Brothers, De La Salle University, Philippines
  • Christian Covenant Educational Services, Santa Rosa
  • Disney Hollywood Pictures, (books used as props for movies)
  • Eastview Kiwanis, San Pedro
  • First Generation Scholars
  • Fort Bragg Library
  • Fred Finch Residential Treatment Center, Oakland
  • Glenwood Children’s Center, San Rafael
  • Hintil Kuu Ca Child Care Center, Oakland
  • Interface Institute, Oakland
  • Jr. League, Mid Peninsula Palo Alto, for children’s library in East Palo Alto
  • Lattice Foundation, for special ed. students, Santa Rosa
  • Learning Zone, Corte Madera
  • Lucasfilm Ltd. (research for adventure game)
  • Marin Community Clinics
  • Marin County Jail, women’s ward
  • Marin Headstart, Larkspur
  • Marin Education Foundation, San Rafael
  • Marin General Hospital Community School, Greenbrae
  • Marin Children’s Cultural Center, San Rafael
  • Meadow Park Child Care Center, Novato
  • Mission Reading Clinic, San Francisco
  • New World Teachers, Berkeley
  • Novato Youth Center, Novato
  • One-to-One Teaching Program, San Rafael
  • Opportunities Unlimited, San Francisco
  • Osaka English House, Osaka, Japan
  • Osbeck Educational Services, Sacramento
  • Presentation School Community Center, Sonoma
  • Project Concerned, San Rafael
  • Rafiki/Friends Foundation, Hillsborough
  • Read-Aloud Volunteer Program, El Cerrito
  • Real School, Corte Madera
  • Rotary International District 5150
  • Rwanda Education Project
  • San Mateo County public shelter, for children’s reading
  • San Francisco State U Associated Parent’s Ass’n, for pre-school library
  • San Rafael Canal Ministry, San Rafael
  • San Francisco Sister Cities Shanghai Library project
  • San Quentin Prison
  • San Rafael del Norte Sister City Project
  • Santa Rosa Education Cooperative, Santa Rosa
  • SF/Shanghai Sister City Library Committee
  • Special Ass’t to Superintendent, San Francisco U.S.D.
  • St. Vincent de Paul, San Francisco
  • St. Vincent Tutorial Program, Vallejo
  • St. Kevin’s Church, summer program
  • Soledad Prison
  • Starbuck’s Coffee, for reading program in San Francisco U.S.D.
  • Sylvan Learning Center, San Pablo
  • The Learning Center, San Rafael
  • Venture Educational Services, Paso Robles
  • YMCA San Mateo, Youth at Risk Program
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Locations of substitute teachers, tutors, teachers and other Individuals who listed only a city or town:

Benicia, Boyes Hot Spring, Carmichael, Chula Vista, Cloverdale, Corte Madera, Cotati, Cupertino, Eldridge, Fairfield, Forest Knolls, Foster City, Greenbrae, Guerneville, Ignacio, Larkspur, Los Gatos, Mill Valley, Modesto, Napa, Novato, Oakland, Orangevale, Penngrove, Petaluma, Piedmont, Pleasant Hill, Potter Valley, Pt. Reyes Station, Rancho Cordova, Redwood City, Richmond, Riverbank, Rohnert Park, Sacramento, San Mateo, San Rafael, San Geronimo, San Bruno, San Francisco, San Rafael, San Anselmo, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Sausalito, Sebastopol, Sonoma, Springville, Stinson Beach, Suisun City, Sunnyvale, Tiburon, Tulelake, Vacaville, Vallejo, Windsor, Woodacre

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