Friends of Aliso Viejo Library


Visit our bookstore

New offering weekly Tues - Sat

Get involved

Donate books, DVDs, CDsVolunteer at the bookstore

Join an event

Join a community event

Visit our bookstore

Friends Bookstore

Our Friends Bookstore sells donated books to support library programs and the local community.

It is located onsite at the Aliso Viejo Library and is run entirely by dedicated volunteers.

Come check out our most recent inventory, drop off a donation or meet an active community member.


1 Journey, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Hours of Operation

Sun closed

Mon closed

Tues 10:30a - 4:30p

Wed 10:30a - 6:30p

Thur 10:30a - 6:30p

Fri 9:00a - 2:30p

Sat 9:00a - 4:30p

Get involved

Donate books, DVDs and CDs

  • Books and DVDs/CDs in good condition

  • Drop off:

    • At the bookstore, adjacent to the Aliso Viejo Library

    • During open hours (see hours above)

Volunteer at our store

We are always looking for dedicated and reliable volunteers.

What we ask for:

  • 2-3 hours per week

  • 3+ month commitment

  • Helping customers; keeping our store clean; unpacking, sorting and shelving books

Why volunteer with us:

    • Promote literacy and local programs for our community

    • Get to know locals and have fun with great people

To apply, please email and include:

  • Name

  • Confirm over 16 yo, 18+ yo

  • Days and hours available

  • Prior experience or other relevant information

Thank you for supporting local literacy and community programs. To donate funds continue to PayPal or Amazon Smile, click on a button below:

To mail a donation, please make checks payable to “Friends of Aliso Viejo Library” and send to:

Friends of Aliso Viejo Library

1 Journey

Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Donate funds

Volunteer through board activities

    • Graphic design for our site/social media (design students welcome)

    • Social media coordination

    • Friendraising/Fundraising

    • Grant writing

    • Board Members

To apply, please email us about why you are interested, availability/potential commitment and relevant experience to

Join a free event

  • We support community events at the library.

  • Check out their calendar