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 Friends of A.K. Smiley Public Library Proudly Present…

The Academy Awards Contest!
Enter to win movie tickets.

Did you know the library is a great option for an inexpensive home movie night?
We have DVD’s and to encourage everyone to come in and check out the collection we’re holding a contest starting today. The Friends are also increasing the library’s DVD collection by purchasing many of the nominated films, as they become available.
A binder with the new movies can be found at the circulation desk.
Contest Rules:
*Guess the Oscar winner for “Best” in the following categories: Picture, Actress and Actor in a leading role. Actress and Actor in a supporting role, Director, Documentary Feature, Animated Feature, Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay.
*Open to AKSPL cardholders, 18 years or older, one entry per person
*Pick up and turn in your entry at the circulation desk, library 1st floor
*All entries must be turned in by 5pm on February 28th
*1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be determined by the number of correctly guessed winners.
*1st prize is $50 certificate for Studio Movie Grill
*2nd prize is 4 tickets to Harkins Theatre
*3rd prize is 2 tickets to Harkins Theatre

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The Friends are signed up for the Amazon Smile Program. If you shop on Amazon using Smile.amazon.com 0.5% of your purchase goes to the Friends of A.K. Smiley Public Library to support book purchases and programs at the A.K. Smiley Public Library. This link will take you to directly to our page. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/95-3523536. Thank you for your support!

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.

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.

BAG SALE

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, March 3, 2018.

SPECIAL SALES

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 scheduled for March.  Watch here for specific dates of the sale.

CURRENT BOOKSTORE PRICES

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 $0.25 $0.25
VHS Tapes $0.10 $0.25
CDs/DVDs $1.00 $2.00
Books on Tape (per cassette. Max. $4) $0.10 $0.10
Sheet Music $0.10 $0.10
Cliffs Notes and SparkNotes $0.75 $1.00
Tiny Books $0.35 $0.35
Children’s Books
– Paperbacks
– Hardbacks

$0.25
$0.50

$0.25
$0.50
Photo Water Color Cards $2.00 $2.00
Stained Glass Cards $2.00 each or $5.00 for 3 $2.00 each or $5.00 for 3
Library Note Cards $1.00 $1.00
Alphabet Cards $3.00 $3.00
FOL Totes $1.50 $1.50