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Encore Books on the Square

Browse the shelves of one of the largest used bookstores on the Peninsula.

Encore Books display table various history books

Each month there is a special themed display.

Encore Books on the Square sells gently used books. Find books by your favorite fiction authors or non-fiction subject.

Looking for a recent bestseller? Many paperbacks are available for $1!

Specialty Books

Used childrens books at Encore Books at the San Mateo County History of Museum

Encore Books offers a variety of books including cookbooks, children’s books, history books, travel books and more!

Volunteer at Encore Books!

An older female volunteer in front of a book display at Encore Books at the San Mateo County History Museum

Encore Books is entirely run by volunteers. Help is needed sorting, pricing, and selling books.