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“Out of town visitor”

Friends of the Library Used Bookstore
Ranked #2 of 7 Shopping in Carpinteria
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Prescott, Arizona
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Out of town visitor”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

We were in Carp visiting friends and hanging out at the beach over fall break. One lazy afternoon we had an opportunity to stop by the Friends of the Libary Used Bookstore. The ladies watching over the shop that day were so kind and patient, as my 8 year old rummaged through their selection. He ended up using some of his souvenir money to buy a bag of books, including one that showed how to build a boat by hand, the way native americans in the area did. When we returned to Arizona, he ended up taking the book to school and shared his vaction experience with the class. The ride home was also nice and quite as he read books the entire way home. He has asked to return to the book store next time we are in town. Thanks for such a nice vacation memory!

Visited October 2012
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San Ramon, California
Level 6 Contributor
256 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“I Love This Bookstore & Visit Frequently!!”
Reviewed August 4, 2011

I am local Carpinterian and visit this used bookstore often to either donate oe buy used books. Used hardbacks are $2 and used paperbacks are $1. The Friends of the Library Used Bookstore frequently has book sales, so you can even purchase books at a deeper discount. Friends of the Library Used Bookstore is operated by volunteers and all proceeds benefit the public library, which is wonderful!

Also this store front has ample free parking, is light and bright + very clean. Volunteers are very friendly and helpful,

Visited July 2011
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Carpinteria, California
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Bookstores are fun!”
Reviewed July 27, 2011

The Carpinteria Friends of Library Used Book Store is a great place to find a book, get sightseeing information, or just chat with friendly people. Prices are good, books are organized, staff and customers eagerly give tips on everything Carpinteria. When I was there they were open only in afternoons.

Visited July 2011
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