What you'll find

Books on sale are generally donated books that we cannot keep, including classics, translations and any item we already have in our collections. There will be 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

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Exhibition

Wonder Women

Anne Plaisance + Transition House

From Sep 19, 2017 To Oct 23, 2017

Panel Discussion with Anne Plaisance, Risa Mednick, Director of the Transition House and guests: September 19 at 6:00 PM
Opening Reception will begin at 7:30PM.


In this exhibition, tiny houses by the residents of Transition House as well as paintings by the artist Anne Plaisance aim to spark dialogue and develop strategies to address homelessness and violence against women.

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Discussion Group

Atelier découverte: La BD pour enfants

Comics, graphic novels, and more!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 5:30 PM To 6:00 PM

This month's Atelier découverte will feature our BD collections for children and teens.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of L’immortalité by Milan Kundera.

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