What you'll find

Books on sale are generally donated books which we cannot keep, including classics, translations and any item we already have in our collections. There will be some books for children available, but we encourage interested parties to come early as these items tend to go quickly!

The Library can keep purchased items on hold until the end of the event at 4:00 PM for those shopping in the Back Bay, but all items must be picked up day-of.

If you can't make it to the sale, we encourage you to peruse the selection of books for sale available year-round by the circulation desk (all at $1 per book); this selection is refreshed monthly.

Photos From Previous Book Sales

Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Let's clink glasses and have a great time together! In collaboration with the Boston French Community.

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Friday, June 28, 2024

Seeking opportunities to speak French? Join us online for our popular members-only conversation gathering.

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Friday, June 28, 2024

Dans le cadre de la célébration de son dixième anniversaire, Albano Haiti, Inc., en partenariat avec l’Alliance Française de Boston, vous invite à une soirée culturelle au cours de laquelle M. Wilson Décembre présentera l'oeuvre du poète Haitien René Depestre.

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