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Books For America
Non-Profit Organization
Today 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
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1417 22nd St NW Washington, DC 20037
1417 22nd Street NorthwestUSDistrict of ColumbiaWashington20037
Non-Profit Organization, Used Book Store
Non-Profit Organization
Used Book Store
Today 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am – 6:00 pmTuesday 10:00 am – 9:00 pmWednesday 10:00 am – 9:00 pmThursday 10:00 am – 9:00 pmFriday 10:00 am – 6:00 pmSaturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pmSunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
All proceeds raised from the sales support the operations of Books for America. Funds raised from book sales are vital to our growth and will allow us to expand the reach and effectiveness.
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"Great cheap books."
"In addition, the staff is incredibly friendly, and it's all for a good cause!"
"Great selection."
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James Robertson
7 months ago
It is irritating to donate five double-size boxes of pretty good books and be told that one has to wait and take back the books that are unwanted. What do they do when they schedule a pickup -- sort them out on the street and take only what they want? I will not donate to B for A again unless they accept what I take to them. Easier for them to dispose of unwanted books than for me to do it.
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Jennifer Bernal
2 years ago
One of my favorite places in DC, hands down. Excellent book selection, and nothing is more than $4. Every time I go here I have to stop myself from walking out with a dozen new titles. In addition, the staff is incredibly friendly, and it's all for a good cause! I feel so lucky this is close to where I live.
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John Bergmayer
7 months ago
Great cheap books.
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Casey Nordell
4 years ago
This place is unbelievable. Everything positive you have heard is true. Great used books, most of which are $2-$3. HIGHLY recommended.
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thuy dong
8 months ago
Just order a book on Ebay from books of America. Great response and service. Love the price too. $4.95 for a French phrase book by Rick Steves. Will definitely refers my friends.
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Thomas Field
2 years ago
If you love books and don't believe in heaven you deserve a trip here. Great selection. Friendly staff. Bring your reading glasses.
Dan Brame
a year ago
Used to be a better store, but recently when I went in they had increased book prices and the service was poor (the guy at the counter was working on a paper it appeared and ignored me when I was trying to check out).
A Google User
6 years ago
I've never been totally thrilled about the used bookstore options around dupont circle. Second Story books is hit or miss. another place has closed. But this little charity-oriented bookstore was a total surprise. A boring storefront, but when you look at the shelves the options can be pretty damn good! I think they get a lot of donations from educated professionals. So it's not just michener and tattered mysteries... there are good biographies, novels, food and cooking, history. A surprise, pop by and look. Some nights they are open until 9, otherwise close at 6.
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