Friends Virtual Book Sale — Valentine’s Day Special

Give the gift of specially wrapped (gently used) books to your Valentine!

Last day to place Valentine’s Day orders is February 11.

Orders placed February 11 have a pickup date of Saturday, February 13 at the Blackstone Library between 9:30 – 11 am. Orders placed before February 11 may be picked up earlier. Gift-wrapping is free. Choose specific titles or let us choose for you based on your Valentine’s preferences!

Buying is as easy as 1-2-3!

1. Click Friends Virtual Book Cart to browse the books we currently have for sale. You can search by author or title. We will be adding books frequently, so check our inventory often.

2. See something you would like to buy? Place an order by email at

$3 for hardcover and $2 for trade paperback

Most books for sale are fiction and published within the last few years. A limited quantity of new nonfiction titles will also be available.

We will reply to let you know if the books are available, the total cost, and when the books will be available for pick up. Payment must be exact change or by check made payable to Friends of the Blackstone Library (FJBML).

3. Pick up the books at the Blackstone Library in the new back entrance lobby. Our volunteers will be staffing the Virtual Book Cart table only during the following days and times. Don’t forget your mask!

Orders placed February 11 have a pickup date of February 13, between 9:30-11 am. Orders placed before February 11 may be picked up before then.

Regular pickup days/times are:

Monday mornings:      10:30 am to noon

Wednesday evenings:  4:30 pm to 6 pm

Saturday mornings:      9:30 to 11:00 am

Quantities of a specific title are limited, so books will be made available to the first person making the request. Books will need to be picked up within a week.  After a week, they will be returned to inventory. Questions, or if you want to be included in our email mailing list, please send us an email at 

Please continue to stay safe, and help us support our wonderful library.

— Friends of the Blackstone Library


All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Blackstone Library, which support the library by providing funds for special programming, museum passes, furniture and equipment, plantings for the grounds and more.