Engaging Families for Student Success

Carpe Librum Bookstore

Thousands of gently used books, CDs, and DVDs all priced $1 – $4!

Turning the Page has a used bookstore and “pop-up” book sales in Washington, D.C.! Carpe Librum (“seize the book“) is the name Turning the Page gives their book selling spaces. All books, CDs, and DVDs for sale at Carpe Librum locations are donated by the public and all proceeds go straight to Turning the Page, in support of our programs.

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Carpe Librum in Farragut (open year-round)
1030 17th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
(near Farragut North and Farragut West metro stations)

Monday – Friday: 10:30am – 7:30pm
Saturday – Sunday 11:30am – 6pm

Carpe Librum Pop up in Block 37 (the Pedal Level)

108 N State St, Chicago, IL 60602

Opened May 30th through the month of June

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 6:30pm
Saturday – 11:00am – 6:30pm

Closed Sunday


*Donations of gently used books, CDs, and DVDs accepted right at Carpe Librum locations whenever open*

We accept gently used books, CDs, and DVDs of any genre and for all ages (for kids and/or for adults), but no magazines, periodicals, encyclopedia or other large book sets (unless classic literature), or VHS tapes.

To learn more about how to donate used books or host a book drive, click here!

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