Donate Books

We receive tons of inquiries from generous folks who want to donate books to us. Sadly, we generally don't have the capacity to accept them, but here are some wonderful organizations that do!


Sales of donations fund job training and assistance programs.

Operation Paperback

Send books to soldiers overseas, military families, and veterans’ hospitals.

Books through Bars

Books are donated to people who are incarcerated.

Reader to Reader

New or like-new children’s and young adult books are donated to underfunded schools, Native American reservations, and libraries.

The Book Fairies

New and/or gently used books are donated to libraries, schools, teachers, and organizations in need

Project Cicero

New and gently used books for children and young adults are used to create and supplement classroom libraries for under-resourced New York City public schools

The Book Cellar

Donated books are sold to benefit the Webster branch of the New York Public Library at this used bookstore staffed entirely by volunteers.