Library--Bascom Branch

Friends of the Library - Online book seller for the Friends of the Bascom Library

The Friends of San José Public Libraries are wonderful volunteers that support, advocate and raise funds for a library. Each Friends group supports a specific San José Public Library branch with book sales and other activities.


The Friends of the Bascom Library (FOBL) are looking for an organized, dedicated individual to resell donated books whose proceeds fund many library programs. Responsibilities include: posting and fulfilling orders on Amazon. To include: pricing books (a scanner is available), packaging books, shipping packages, storing books and shipping supplies for processing. Requirements: computer skills needed to maintain Amazon postings, personal storage space for shipping supplies and books to be sold, ability to ship packages (no reimbursement for gas/mileage), attend monthly FOBL meetings (second Saturday of the month) and a genuine desire to support the Bascom Branch Library. If interested, please contact the Friends of the Bascom Library at:


Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 18+
  • Oral and written communication skills in English Must be at least High
  • Skilled in basic internet, email, and Microsoft Office Must be Yes