Gently Used Books Stores

Welcome to the Juliana Bookstore!

The Lancaster Public Library Friends Group operates and runs two bookstores. All proceeds directly benefit the Lancaster Public Library. The bookstores are operated solely by volunteers and the inventory comes from generous community donations. The ultimate recycling program for book lovers.

Juliana Bookstore – (717) 239-2123

Located on the 1st floor of the Lancaster City Branch

REOPENING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 17

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10AM – 5PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM – 3PM
  • Friday and Saturday: 9AM – 1PM

For everyone’s safety, masks will be required at all times. In order to maintain social distancing, we will allow two (2) customers in the store at a time. When possible, all purchases should be paid by credit card. Cash will be accepted, exact change is appreciated. Please postpone your visit if you are feeling unwell or have recently traveled to any states on the PA travel quarantine list.

Patrons must enter the Lancaster City Branch via the back door >> accessible via Cherry Street. The Duke Street entrance is closed.

Marshall Street Bookstore – (717) 295-1950

225 N. Marshall Street, Lancaster, PA
(At corner of Marshall & Fulton Streets)

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

At both bookstores enjoy –

  • Customer appreciation cards
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Gift certificates available
  • Friendly helpful staff

Please note that the Juliana Bookstore and the Marshall Street Bookstore are staffed by volunteers. On occasion the hours may be different from what is posted due to last minute schedule changes.

Bookstore volunteers always needed!

Do you love books? Have you imagined having your own bookstore? Here’s a chance to volunteer and give some valuable time to an important fundraising outlet for the Lancaster Public Library. Our bookstores sell quality used books for all ages at extremely reasonable prices. If you have 2-3 hours free weekly or monthly, please consider becoming a member of our volunteer staff. Hours are flexible and scheduling is done monthly. Inquire at either bookstore during your next visit!