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The Book Rack, Arlington

If you live in Arlington or surrounding towns you’re probably familiar with the Book Rack and its reputation as Arlington’s premier community bookseller.

About The Book Rack

Hours of operation: 
Monday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday-Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Address: 13 Medford Street Arlington
Phone number: (781) 646-2665

Operating for almost 50 years, the independent book store boasts the best selection of new and used books around the area. Aside from retail books, they also accept book trades in exchange for store credit. 

Check out their trade policy here: The Book Rack | Trade Policy

The Book Rack

From their website: Originally opened in 1975 in Lexington, we moved to our current location in Arlington Center in 1999. We have thousands of used books that we sell at 50% off cover price and a selection of the hottest new books. You can also bring in your gently used books for trade points to reduce the price of your used books. 

#Authorsalon

The Book Rack is highly involved the Arlington community and often partners with other businesses to bring local events such as the Arlington Author Salon.

The Arlington Author Salon is a free reading series with a twist: each author’s presentation includes something special to tickle the senses. Music, paintings, photographs, tasty treats, fabrics, even smells! Let yourself be transported with an immersive, literary experience.

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