YOU CAN Give The Gift of Reading

Buy Gift Certificates ONLINE, by phone, at our stores


When you purchase a Gift Certificate from Second Story Books online, we will mail the Gift Certificate to you, or to the person you wish to receive the Gift Certificate, or we can hold the Gift Certificate for pickup by you or the recipient of your gift at either one of our stores: 

Second Story Books Warehouse Store,
12160 Parklawn Drive,
Rockville, Maryland 20852,
Tel 301-770-0477


Second Story Books Dupont Circle Store,
2000 P Street NW,
Washington, DC 20036,
Tel 202-659-8884.

Gift Certificates may be used to purchase any items offered at either one of our stores. If the entire amount of a Gift Certificate is not used on the initial purchase, any unspent portion is recorded as a STORE CREDIT for future use. There is no expiration date on Gift Certificates or Store Credits.

Gift Certificates BY PHONE

You may also purchase gift certificates over the phone with any major credit card. Call (301) 770-0477 ext. 14 and a sales staff member will promptly send it directly to the recipient for you. Give us your name and telephone number, the name and address of the individual you wish to grace with a gift certificate, the desired amount of the certificate, any special note or instructions and we will mail this first class gift to them first class, naturally. For only the cost of the appropriate postage, we will be happy to expedite it via USPS Priority or USPS Express Mail (increased charges will apply)