Book Donations

Donation days

We held two donation days in early 2022. Our next donation days will likely be in the fall. We will update this page and our social media streams once dates are set.

Unfortunately, we are still unable to accept book donations* outside of designated donation events. We are working through a backlog of boxed books in our off-site warehouse. We’re making progress, but the pandemic has made it hard to get them sorted and given away. We know many of you are saving books for us to share with the rest of the community, and we’re grateful for that!

*If you have several boxes of books for children and/or young adults that you wish to donate, please Contact us. The need for kids’ books is great, and our supply is never enough, so we can probably set up a donation appointment for you.

If you leave book donations outside our building, you may be cited by the City for illegal dumping. Thank you for your understanding.

There are currently no restrictions on wish list supplies or non-book donations.

Please support us through our charity page at the PayPal Giving Fund. We will receive 100% of your donation, with no fees to you or us. If you are located out-of-state, please use this option.

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If you are local to Maryland, you may also donate via Donorbox using the form below:

The Book Thing of Baltimore, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. A copy of the current financial statement of The Book Thing of Baltimore, Inc. is available by writing to 3001 Vineyard Ln., Baltimore MD 21218. Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5534.


You can also help the Book Thing by providing any items on our wish list. We are also looking for any old Book Thing photographs!

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