Donations accepted only during operating hours below
Located behind the library at
2969 Mesa Verde Drive East
Open Tuesday-Saturday: 1pm-4pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
Donations of 2 bags maximum per person of gently used books during Library hours of operation.
Located inside the Donald Dungan Library
1855 Park Avenue
Open Monday-Thursday: 10am-7pm
Friday -Sunday: 9am-5pm
The Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries used book stores encourage you to buy and donate books that may have a collectible value. All donations are 100% tax deductible. Our collectibles pricing system ensures that The Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries obtains maximum value for these donations and that collectors can easily find titles they are seeking.
Our collectible books are showcased at both the Donald Dungan and Mesa Verde Bookstores.
If you live at a distance, we suggest you call during business hours to see if the item is still available.
For books at the Mesa Verde store, call 714-438-0517.
For books at the Donald Dungan store, call 949-646-8845
Interested collectors may reserve items by phone.
Below is our current list of items for sale. Please check back often as we are always adding new books and items!
3 Sets (A, B and C) of Scholastic First Little Readers are available. 75 mini-books make up this collection .
Priced at $25
Four Barbara Kingsolver books make up this beautiful box set making a perfect gift or addition to anyone's home library.
Priced at $20
How Things Work, Volumes I to IV by Roger-Jean Segala.
Books are in very good condition and give the simplest explanations of mechanical functions to basic scientific principles.
Priced at $69
This beautiful book is on sale at Donald Dungan for $65
Enjoy 12 narrative poems which retell the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, as well as the rise and fall of his kingdom.