Books Among Friends is open for online sales & for donations 


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

Shop online here: 

You do not need an appointment to pick up your purchase. Regular pick-up hours at the Books Among Friends store are: 

Tuesdays 10am to 3pm

 Thursdays 10am to 12pm

 Saturdays 10am to 3pm

 Pick up your items at Books Among Friends at 3825 S. Roxboro St., Durham, NC 27713. 

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

Our book store, Books Among Friends, is located at The Shoppes at Hope Valley, 3825 S. Roxboro St., Durham, NC 27713 (off Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy). This is where you can pick up your online purchases and/or drop off your donations by appointment.  

Also, we have occasional in-person sales. The next in-person sale has not been scheduled yet.

If you have questions, please email us at or leave a phone message at 919-908-6004.

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

Welcome to the Friends of the Durham Library

The Friends of the Durham Library is an all-volunteer nonprofit that helps fund programs, services, and materials at Durham County Library. The Friends also provides educational support for library staff. You can help by becoming a member, making a purchase 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