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

Open Hours

Usually we are open on Wednesdays & Saturdays from 1pm - 4pm, but check top of home page to be sure.
Info about open hours is updated every Wednesday and Saturday by 9:00 a.m.

Marilyn Nemzer, Director

Marilyn Nemzer, Director
Email communications only (sorry no phone).


852 Del Ganado Rd.
San Rafael, CA 94903
(This is NOT a US Post Office address - Do not use for mail.)
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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.


Support Us

book-smaller Here are just some of the amazing ways your dollars can help!

$100. – Gives a deserving teacher the opportunity to acquire an unlimited quantity of books for a full school year.

$500. – Makes sure that all of the teachers from a Title I school may acquire unlimited quantities of books for a full school year.

$750. – Provides a Literacy Field Trip for up to 90 students to visit us and to each select 12 books free to take home and keep.

$1,000.  – You will be named as a Sponsor for all of our projects. You will be acknowledged for your generosity on our wall banner, our website and in printed materials.

$2,500. or more :) – You will be named as a Major Sponsor for all of our projects. You will be acknowledged for your great generosity on our wall banner, our website and in printed materials.

$5,000. - You can cover the cost of a sending thousands of books to a needy school in another country .

Credit Cards:  Just click on the Paypal button link in the right sidebar of this website (or contact Executive Director Marilyn Nemzer).

Checks: Mail to our office address: Global Book Exchange, 664 Hilary Drive, Tiburon, CA, 94920.

The Book Exchange depends on your generous support to keep its doors open. Your dollars allow us to get books to children and teachers in our own communities and to ship books to needy schools for kids around the world. We are a non-profit organization; all donated dollars are used to support our project and do not benefit any individuals, as we are all volunteers. All donations are tax-deductible.


The Book Exchange is a service of The California Study, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, Tax I. D. #94-2860620.


Click here to see  list of our Donors and Partners :)


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