Books Among Friends is back! 

 

We are open for online sales with curbside pick-up, and we are accepting donations (by appointment only). 

Shop online here: shopfodlnc.org 

Book an appointment to donate books, CDs, DVDs, etc. here: Book a donation appointment

We have moved our book store, Books Among Friends, from the Northgate Mall to our new location at The Shoppes at Hope Valley, 3825 S. Roxboro St., #131, Durham, NC 27713 (off MLK Blvd.). This is where you can pick up your online purchases and/or drop off your donations by appointment. We are not yet open for in-person sales. If you have questions, please email us at BooksAmongFriendsFODL@gmail.com or leave a phone message at 919-908-6004.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND SUPPORT! We look forward to seeing you soon. 

Welcome to the Friends of the Durham Library

The Friends of the Durham Library is nonprofit that helps fund programs, services, and materials at Durham County Library. You can help by becoming a member, attending a book sale at Books Among Friends, and by donating gently used books.

 

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“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” ― Ernest Hemingway

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” ― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ― Charles W. Eliot

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” ― Mark Twain

“Books may well be the only true magic.” ― Alice Hoffman