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Our Bookstore

The Friends Bookstore now offers gift cards!  These may be purchased in the bookstore or online here in any amount.

Visit us in the lobby of the Boca Raton Public Library

Tuesday - Saturday  - 10am to 4pm

CLOSED Sunday and Monday

We sell a wide range of books arranged in the following browsable categories:



  • NON-FICTION:  Animals/Pets, Art, Biography, Business, Cooking, Curiosities, Diet/Exercise/Health, Entertainment, Florida, Foreign Language, Gardening, History/Politics, Hobbies, Home Improvement, Humor, Inspiration, Life Stages, Psych/Philosophy, Reference, Religion, Self-Help, Science, Sports, Travel, True Crime, Women's Issues

  • MEDIA: Books on CD (Audiobooks)




  • FICTION (including Large Print and Paperbacks)

More books! We also offer grab bags of books in our online bookstore here.  Online orders are picked up at the front desk at the downtown library.

All items for sale in our bookstore are donated, and sales support the library and Friends events.  If you are moving or cleaning and sorting your own library to make room for new books and materials, please consider donating to our organization.

We accept item donations Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00am to 3:30pm.



We are sincerely grateful for the generosity of individuals wishing to donate materials under the following guidelines:

  • Donations must be in acceptable physical condition.  Items that are dirty, smell of mildew, damp or musty will be refused.  Such items should be discarded at home;

  • Encyclopedias are NOT accepted;

  • Magazines or comic books are NOT accepted;

  • Textbooks are NOT accepted

  • VHS, cassette tapes and vinyl records are NOT accepted

  • CDs and DVDs are currently NOT accepted

  • Vinyl records are NOT accepted

  • We DO accept foreign language books in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, or German, only.

Volunteers review all items being donated and may reject some items based on these guidelines.

Receipts given to donors are limited to a general acknowledgement that a gift was received.  Assignment of value for income tax or other purposes is the responsibility of the donor.

The donor is responsible for delivering all donations to the bookstore.  Bookstore staff cannot provide assistance in bringing donations into the bookstore.


Bookstore prices (Special items are individually priced by Store Manager)


  • Hardcover books $4                

  • Softcover books $3

  • Young Adult hardcover books $3

  • Young Adult softcover books $2

  • Mass Market Paperback books $1

  • 2023 Hardcover fiction $6

  • 2023 Softcover fiction $5

  • 2022 Hardcover fiction $5

  • 2022 Softcover fiction $4

  • Classics & Coffee table books are individually priced

  • Children's books - $2 or priced as marked

  • Books on CD (audiobooks) $5

For more information, contact our bookstore staff during operating hours at 561-544-8596 (option #9) or email us at


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