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

Book Club

Book Club: Ni d'Ève ni d'Adam

ONLINE EVENT IN FRENCH

Thursday, August 18, 2022 4:30 PM To 5:30 PM

Join us in reading Ni d'Ève ni d'Adam by Amélie Nothomb for the library's book club en français!

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022 6:00 PM To 6:30 PM

Seeking opportunities to speak French but just a beginner? Join us online for a casual conversation gathering.

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Open House

Fall Open House

Discover all the center has to offer

Thursday, September 8, 2022 6:00 PM To 8:15 PM

Learn more about our classes, library, upcoming events, and membership perks!

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