Book Guidelines

What kind of books are we looking for?
  • Gently-Used Pre-K through 5th-grade books
    • Story books
    • Chapter books
    • Learn-to-read books
    • Children’s non-fiction books
    • Board/toddler books
    • Spanish or dual language books (Pre-K through 2nd grade)

This year, we are especially in need of elementary-level chapter books and leveled readers (“learn-to-read” books)!

Books we cannot use:
  • Books with torn binding, pages or covers
  • Books with excess writing
  • Books with yellowed/discolored pages
  • Religious books
  • Workbooks, coloring books, sticker books, puzzle books, etc.
  • Reference books, textbooks, or outdated non-fiction books
  • Teacher or parenting books/materials (ex: flash cards)
  • Audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, etc.
  • Books with content that’s inappropriate for children
For books we can’t use, please help us by donating them directly to our friends at Good Steward Global Initiative or Better World Books.