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

Cooking Workshop

Discover Quebec through its Recipes

A culinary voyage from Montreal to the Boreal Forests

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM

This hands-on cooking workshop for teens is a unique and creative opportunity to introduce students to our northern neighbor.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM

In February, we invite you to choose a book from our Blind Date with a Book event for our monthly book club.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019 5:00 PM To 7:00 PM

Event Sold Out - no tickets available at the door.The French Cultural Center and the Consulate General of France in Boston are honored to welcome bestselling author Leïla Slimani for the American release of her book, Adèle.

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