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.

Check out our new video tour of the Friends of the Library Bookstore!

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: Our current offers on eBay, will be listed here soon.

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 store opens early for Members of the Friends before the general public. Members may shop the Bag Sale starting at 10:30 a.m. The store opens for the general public during Bag Sale dates at 11:30 a.m. Shoppers may also sign up for memberships at 10:30 a.m. for earlier access.

The next bag sale will be held in the bookstore on Saturday, May 6, 2017.


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.

The next Semi-Annual Sale is September 14 – 17, 2017.  Check this web site for additional details.


When:  May 27 – 28, 2017
Where:  Assembly Room


To become a member click here.

Store Item Members Non-Members
BAG SALE $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