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 Content Winners!

The Friends’ contents winners were Colleen Corneille (1st place), Kerry Dunn (2nd), and Ruth Cook (3rd).
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.
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.


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.


Check here for infomation on items listed on eBay.  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, April 7, 2018.


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 Friday, April 20 (starts at 1pm) to Sunday April, 22, 2018.


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


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