A.K. Smiley Bookstore

The A.K. Smiley Bookstore is the largest library bookstore in Southern California. We carry thousands of used books for sale in-store and on-line. Come find us on the lower level of the A.K. Smiley Public Library in Redlands, California for a huge selection of Best Sellers, Classics, Collectibles, and Antiquarian books.

The bookstore also offers Auctions. Find silent auction items on the main floor of the library and online via our ebay.


Charity: You are welcome to visit our Charity via eBay, where you help the FRIENDS OF A.K. SMILEY PUBLIC LIBRARY in three ways:

  1. You may donate to us directly.
  2. You may list items for sale and designate a percentage of the sale to us.
  3. You may bid on our items.

Bid on current books offered online: To see our current offers on eBay, visit our listings here.

Thank you for your continued support of the FRIENDS and of the A.K. SMILEY BOOKSTORE.


The A.K. Smiley Bookstore offers a bag sale on the first Saturday, all day, of every month. Fill a grocery bag with books for one low price. Members pay $5.00 per bag of books and Non-Members pay $6.00 per bag.

The next bag sale will be held in the bookstore on Saturday, December 5th, 2015.


Join us in the Assembly Room for our Semi Annual Sale.  We’ll have a variety of books, fiction and non-, for adults and children.  These are books that we’ve been setting aside since our last big sale.  If you’re a member of the Friends, you’ll receive a $1 discount off each book purchased on Thursday only.  It’s our way of thanking you for being a part of our organization and supporting the A.K. Smiley Public Library.

Dates: Thursday, September 10th through Sunday, September 13th.

Hours: Thursday through Saturday: 10:30am — 4:30pm, Sunday: 2:00pm — 4:00pm

Prices: Thursday: $4 per book, Friday: $3 per book, Saturday: $2 per book, Sunday: $1 per book

We will also have two appreciation gift baskets: one for adults, one for children.  Shoppers will receive a ticket with each purchase.

The A.K. Smiley Bookstore offers Semi-Annual Sales that occur over a week. Prices for the large inventory of books for sale decrease each day.


To become a member click here.

Store Item Members Non-Members
BAG SALE (December 5th, 2015) $5.00 $6.00
Green Dot Books $1.00 $2.00
Red Dot Books $4.00 $5.00
Hardbacks $1.00 $2.00
Paperbacks $0.50 $1.00
Magazines $0.25 $0.25
Records $0.10 $0.10
VHS Tapes $0.50 $1.00
Music Audio Tapes $0.10 $0.10
CDs/DVDs $1.00 $2.00
Books on Tape (per cassette. Max. $4) $0.10 $0.10
Architectural Digest $0.50 $0.50
Sheet Music $0.10 $0.10
Cliffs Notes and SparkNotes $0.50 $1.00
Little Books $0.35 $0.35
Library Note Cards ($10/dozen) $1.00/each $1.00/each
Stained Glass Note Cards (3 for $5) $2.00/each $2.00/each
Shirts $15.00 $15.00
Smiley Library Mugs $8.00 $8.00
Magnets $3.00 $3.00
Coasters (set of 4) $12.00 $12.00
Library Book Bags $12.00 $12.00
Mini Library Bags $6.50 $6.50
Pens $0.50 $0.50
Mousepads $5.00 $5.00
Orange Crate Labels $10/$20 $10/$20
T-Shirt $15.00 $15.00
Tan Lightweight Book Bag $1.50 $1.50