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


852 Del Ganado
San Rafael, CA 94903

(This is NOT a US Post Office address - Do not use for mail.)

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Marilyn Nemzer, Director

Email communications only (sorry no phone). Info about open hours is updated every Wednesday and Saturday by 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.

Hours & Directions

You’ll find us at 852 Del Ganado Road, San Rafael.
Directions from Hwy. 101
  • Exit at Freitas Pkwy.
  • From the south, go over the freeway, continue west on Freitas Pkwy.
  • From the north, exit directly onto Freitas Pkwy. and continue west
  • Continue west on Freitas Pkwy. approximately 1 mile. You’ll cross Las Galllinas, and keep going to the second stop sign (Del Ganado).
  • Turn right at Del Ganado.
  • Stay on Del Ganado, less than 1/2 mile. You’ll go “through” two stop signs. The second stop sign is Las Ovejas. About 50 ft. after crossing Las Ovejas, look for our parking lot on the right.
  • You’ll see our big windowless brown building right in front of you, adjacent to the parking lot. Green and white sign up high on the building that says “Global Book Exchange: K12 Books.”
  • Our front door is around the building. Only one way to go. You’ll find it :)
Please note that the above is not an official U.S. Post Office address, so don’t use for mail, please. Office/mail address, 664 Hilary Drive, Tiburon, 94920.)
Usual Open Days & Hours

Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

If we plan to be closed on a day we’re usually open, you’ll see a note in big red letters at the top of the home page. PLEASE SEE SUMMER SCHEDULE

We’ll most likely – but not necessarily – be closed on the Saturdays of holiday weekends. Check for announcement at the top of the home page to be sure.