• Encore Books on the Square

    Browse the shelves of one of the largest used bookstores on the Peninsula. Encore Books on the Square sells gently used books. Find books by your favorite fiction authors or non-fiction subject.

  • Monthly Feature

    Each month there is a special themed display.

  • Fiction

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

  • Cookbooks

    Looking for just the right recipe to impress your guests? Encore Books has a wide variety of cookbooks featuring old-time favorites, ethnic recipes and healthy alternatives.

  • Donate Books

    Encore Books on the Square accepts donations of fiction and non-fiction (hardcovers and paperbacks), children's books, cookbooks, videos, DVDs, CDs and books on tape. The bookstore does not accept library discards, encyclopedias, magazines, textbooks and records.

  • Proceeds Support SMCHA

    Proceeds from Encore Books on the Square support the ongoing activities of the San Mateo County Historical Association, including the interactive education programs.

Encore Books on the Square

Browse the shelves of one of the largest used bookstores on the Peninsula. Encore Books on the Square sells gently used books. Find books by your favorite fiction authors or non-fiction subject.

Half-Off Sale

Please check back for our next Half-Off Sale.

Volunteer

Encore Books is entirely run by volunteers. Help is needed sorting, pricing, and selling books. Join the team by contacting us.