Recycled Reads

Recycled Reads

You make Recycled Reads sustainable!

Recycled Reads receives all of Austin Public Library's discarded material, as well as donations from the public. We sell, recycle or repurpose this material, and all our proceeds benefit the Austin Public Library. 

Volunteer for the bookstore or get more information about volunteering for the Austin Public Library.

Donations: Recycled Reads accepts donations at the following times:  Thursdays  noon-7:30 p.m.  Friday, Saturday, Sunday noon-5:30 p.m.  If you have questions or a large donation (over 20 boxes) please call 512-974-7460. 

Check out the Recycled Reads Alibris and eBay online storefronts, open 24/7 and featuring collectibles and hard-to-find books.

Searching for something specific? Send us an email at or give us a call during business hours.

All proceeds directly benefit the Austin Public Library


Hours and Location

Sunday: 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
Monday - Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 12:00 pm-6:00 pm