Used Bookstores in Dupont Circle

Second Story Books located in Dupont Circle is a short walk from the Washington Hilton. It is one of the largest second hand bookstores in the world with over a million books. Second Story Books also provides appraisal services and has a Rare Book Room where you can browse more expensive and rare items. 2000 P St., NW, Wash., DC 20036, (202) 659-8884

Also located in Dupont Circle is Books for America, where you can bring in your own used books for trade and also buy books that will help support a great cause? 100% of proceeds from this bookstore go to library-building and literacy-support programs. 1417 22nd St NW, (202) 835-2665

Idle Time Books has three stories of used books both recent and out-of-print.  You can also shop for CDs records, and magazines. It is located in the Adams Morgan neighborhood which is in walking distance of the Hilton. 2467 18th St NW DC 20009, (202) 232-4774

Other Used Bookstores Around DC

Capitol Hill Books has many first editions is located across from the Eastern Market on Capitol Hill, you can access it from the Eastern Market Metro stop on the Orange and Blue line. 657 C Street SE Washington, DC 2000, (202) 544-1621

Riverby Books is also located on Capitol Hill. It features Washingtonian and political writings, as well as a general collection of used books. If you come to the store at 4:30 you can enjoy a serving of tea and cookies. 417 E Capitol Street, (202) 543-4342

–Submitted by Ryan Harris, on behalf of the LAC Publicity and Promotion Committee.