You can help by donating GENTLY used books and media.

Drop off your donations at the Friends alcove, located immediately inside the main library entrance. Books and media are for sale in the alcove. We also hold a used book sale; check the Activities page for upcoming sale information.

Join a group of people who actively encourage the use of the library and increase the public awareness of its resources. When you join the Friends, you:


Friends of the Pearl Avenue Branch Library

Share your ideas, time, and talent to enrich library services

​Help provide programs for our children

​Enhance library services

The Friends of the Library are volunteers committed to support and supplement needed library resources.  Friends advocate the importance of library services in our communities, promote awareness and raise funds to achieve library goals.

There are many ways you can support the Friends group. In the Message space below, please indicate how you would like to help:

Book Sales
Sorting donated books
Lobby book sales
Selling books on the internet
Another way you would like to help

If you cannot help with the Friends activities at this time, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support library actitivies. Donations can be dropped off at the Pearl Avenue Branch library.

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Pearl Avenue Branch Library

4270 Pearl Avenue

​San Jose, CA 95136