Livres d'Occasion (Gently Used Books)

A book is to me like a hat or coat—a very uncomfortable thing
until the newness has been worn off.   
--Charles B. Fairbanks



Bonjour Books DC carries a growing selection of gently used books for all ages 

We purchase gently used French books (including ones you've purchased from Bonjour Books!) in great condition in exchange for store credit or cash.  Offers vary based on demand, condition and other factors.    

How does it work*?   

Bring up to 100 books to:
Bonjour Books DC
3758 Howard Ave
Kensington, MD 20895
at any of the following times:
Tuesday 11am-4pm
Wednesday 11am-4pm
Thursday 11am-4pm
Friday 11am-4pm

We will assess the books and make you an offer for cash or trade credit. Please note amounts of cash/credit offered vary based on demand, condition and many other factors.   Please allow up to 30 minutes for us to go through your books.

For more than 100 books, please make an appointment via email:


Trade credit must be used immediately to pay for used books only.  

 *Policy subject to change at any time.