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Donate your Books Today!

Take unused books off your shelf to give someone. Here are some places where you can donate your books.

Donate your books today

Do you like to read? Do you have so many books that you can no longer fit more on your bookcase? Well, we have the best solution for you: donate your books! Have you ever thought of doing this? Sounds like a great idea, doesn't it?

If you are the kind of person who is crazy about reading, you know how expensive this hobby can be, don't you?

And if reading is your hobby, then you probably have a huge collection of books just laying in your house.

Will you read these books more than once?

If not, why don't you donate those books and make room for new books?

Books as gifts


When you make the decision to donate a book, you give someone the chance to discover new worlds, go on countless adventures and learn about themselves and their world.

What kind of books can I donate?


You can donate children's books, didactic books (updated), science books, university textbooks, comic books, guides, encyclopedias, dictionaries, fiction, nonfiction, and more. In other words, every kind of book!

And, of course, if you are thinking about donating books, make sure it is in good condition for optimal use.

Where can you donate your books?


You can donate your books to libraries, schools, universities and shelters. Here is a list of locations that accept book donations:

The Salvation Army:

112 Fourth Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Phone: Call 1-800-SA-TRUCK

120 West 14th Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 337-7459
Fax: (212) 337-7451

Books for Africa:

3655 Atlanta Industrial Drive, Bldg. 250
Atlanta, GA 30331
Phone: (404) 603-8680
Fax: (404) 603-8640

Children's Book Project:

Book Site: 1360 43rd Avenue
San Francisco, CA

Mailing Address: 3433 21st Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 665-6315

Donate Textbooks:

1871 East Wild Willow Lane
Sandy, Utah 84093

If you have any books that are in bad condition, you can donate them to the following location. These books will be recycled into other paper products.

Bridge of Books Foundation:

Mailing Address: PO Box 39
Rumson, NJ 07760
Phone: (732) 291-4755

Books Drop-off: 23 Main Street
Holmdel, NJ 07733

Books Through Bars:

4722 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Phone: (215) 727-8170

Tuesday evenings 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library:

1630 17th Street (between Carolina & Wisconsin)
Phone: (415) 522-8600
Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Books For Kids:

440 Park Avenue South, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212)760-2665 (Book)
Fax: (212) 779.1009

Better Words Books:

55740 Currant Road
Mishawaka, IN 46545

Books For Soldiers:

21370 SW Langer Farms Pkwy
Suite 142
Box 123
Sherwood, OR 97140

Now you know some locations where you can donate your books.

Remember, your donation can change someone's life forever as knowledge is the greatest gift you can ever give. Donate today!