top of page

The Amazing Bookstore

The Amazing Bookstore is 100% volunteer-run and operated with the support of Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries.

Proceeds support Juneau Public Libraries and have included grants totaling more than $1.4 million. To learn more about the work of Friends of the Library, visit our About Us page. 

If you are interested in volunteering at The Amazing Bookstore, please pick up a volunteer application at the sales desk.

Donation Policy

 Thank you for your donations and for your patronage of The Amazing Bookstore! With your help, we are able to serve the community of Juneau by providing inexpensive books for the community, keeping books out of our landfill, and supporting Juneau Public Libraries.

The Amazing Bookstore accepts donations of lightly used books, puzzles, games, and media. Donations may be brought to the Amazing Bookstore during business hours only and should never be left in the mall hallway or outside. 

(updated 5/18/2024)


  • All CDs and DVDs must be originals. No copies, vinyl, cassettes, or VHS.

  • Materials must be in good condition. Books should not be musty, moldy, wet, smoky, disfigured, or missing pages. 

  • Puzzles should include all pieces and be gently used. 

Items that are not accepted for donation include:

  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries

  • Textbooks more than 5 years old

  • Travel/Guidebooks more than 5 years old

  • Condensed books or digests

  • Magazines (other than crafts and cooking)

  • Newspapers

  • Cassettes, VHS tapes, vinyl records, home recorded media 

  • Anything damaged, warped, moldy, or musty

We encourage you to recycle books we cannot accept. Paperbacks can be recycled as is; hardbacks must have the covers removed. 

Contact The Amazing Bookstore


Airport Shopping Center
9131 Glacier Hwy,

Juneau, AK 99801


Opening Hours

Mon. - Tues.


Wed. - Sat.

10:00 am – 6:00 pm


12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Panorama of the entryway to The Amazing Bookstore.
bottom of page