Robert Garfield Books (March 1, 1903 – April 4, 1958) was an American football fullback who played one season with the Frankford Yellow Jackets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Dickinson College. He first enrolled at Harrisburg Technical High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania before transferring to Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.
Books was part of the 1919 Harrisburg Tech High School Football National Championship team before transferring to Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.
Books played for the Dickinson Red Devils, where he was named team captain in 1925.
Books played in four games for the Frankford Yellow Jackets of the NFL in 1926.