Thank you for your interest in donating to Libros Schmibros. Please follow these guidelines to donate books:

Books We Generally Accept:

  • books about Los Angeles or by L.A. authors

  • high-school or college syllabus novels

  • Spanish-language books

  • first editions or advance reading copies

  • art books

  • graphic novels

  • children’s books (good condition)

  • Spanish-English dictionaries

We do not accept magazines, manuals, textbooks, encyclopedias, or travel guides.

Here is a list of nearby locations that accept book donations:

Other Books, Comics, and Zines
2006 E Cesar E Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 742-5409

Midnight Mission
601 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 624-9258

Union Rescue Mission
545 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 347-6300


Tax Donation:

Your donations are tax deductible. You will receive a form upon donating books in person during business hours.



We accept donations only during our business hours, Wednesday through Sunday from 12pm to 6pm.
Our Library Assistants will be on hand to answer any questions and do some heavy lifting!

To donate your books, please organize them in boxes or bags.
We are located in the Boyle Hotel at the northwest corner of First Street and Boyle Avenue.
It is a busy intersection so please coordinate your donation via phone.

Questions or to coordinate large or significant donations outside of business hours, please call us at (323) 604 - 9991 or email us at