Curated Book Boxes

Do you ever wonder what the librarian’s are reading?  With the help of Austin Public Library librarians and puppeteers, and The Library Foundation’s Executive Director, we have created four book boxes offering a personal touch for your “must read” book list.  Celebrate your love for reading and support The Library Foundation by purchasing a curated book box today!

Surprise a loved one with a book box delivery.  Boxes can be shipped anywhere within the continental U.S.A.

Book Box, $125 each
Free local pickup at Recycled Reads / $10 local shipping / $20 continental USA shipping
Gala Book Boxes are available for order through November 10.  Boxes will ship December 7.


Collection Coordinator Barry Miller shares his favorite Texas themed titles.  Books include Lone Star: A History of Texas and Texans, Tales of Old-Time Texas, and Thalia: A Texas Trilogy.  Box also includes one adult unisex Library Foundation t-shirt.


Puppeteers Ellen Scott and Devona Carpenter share their picks for best puppet-friendly children’s books.  Titles include Sock Puppet Madness, Where the Wild Things Are, Watch Out! Big Bro’s Coming!, and Borreguita and the Coyote.  Animal puppet included in each box.

Award Winners

Curated by The Library Foundation’s Executive Director Tim Staley, our Award Winners collection includes Above the East China Sea, The Terror of Years, and A Friend of Mr. Lincoln.  Box also includes one adult unisex Library Foundation t-shirt.


Reference librarian Blair Parsons takes us on a journey around the world with this curated travel collection.  Titles include The Return, India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking, H is for Hawk, and The Magus.  Box also includes one adult unisex Library Foundation t-shirt.