Frequently Asked Questions

Do you buy old books?

We purchase good books in good condition regardless of age. For more thorough guidelines about what we buy, please visit our Services page.

How long have you been here?

The Captain's Bookshelf will be 40 years old in June 2016. We're in our third location downtown at 31 Page Avenue, where we've been for about twenty-six years.

Are you cash only?

No. We accept cash, check, credit card and debit card. For online orders we accept check, credit/debit card and Paypal.

How late are you open?

We are open 10 am to 6 pm Tuesday through Saturday. We often open Sundays and Mondays during the holiday season.

Do you ship books?

Yes. We ship books all over the world every day and are happy to do so for any of our customers. Be advised that shipping rates vary by weight and destination.

What kind of dog is that?

Huey is a miniature fox terrier. He works on Fridays and loves broccoli.