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

Health & Fitness

Outdoor Barre/Pilates/Cardio Fusion Class

Outdoor, in-person event at Greenway Park

Friday, September 17, 2021 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM

Our popular barre classes are heading outside! Summer is coming and we are glad to be able to offer once a month an outdoor Barre/Pilates/Cardio fusion class en français et en personne at Greenway wharf district park.

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Sunday, September 19, 2021 4:00 PM To 5:30 PM

Come test your knowledge of francophone culture and the French language with your fellow French speakers. Learn, laugh, meet new people and enjoy a beverage and an appetizer from La Voile Brookline during this event!

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 6:30 PM To 7:30 PM

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

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