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WELCOME TO

THE BOOK THING OF BALTIMORE

3001 Vineyard Lane | Baltimore, MD 21218

OPEN DATES

Our monthly book giveaway event typically falls on the second full weekend of the month. Hours for browsing are 9a-5p. We use a timed-entry system. Please read the detailed event announcement, available 7-10 days before each opening.

OUR MISSION

To put unwanted books into the hands of those who want them.

All books are absolutely FREE. All the books you take have to be stamped, ”Not for Resale.”









BOOK DONATIONS

We are accepting book donations on designated donation days. For more information, please see our Donations page or click the “Donate” button below.

Our after-hours donation bin is closed/unavailable. If you leave books or boxes outside of donation hours, you may be cited by the City for illegal dumping. Thanks for your understanding.

PRESS ROOM

Jan, 42024

January 2024 update

January 4th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on January 2024 update

There will be no public browsing hours in January, but The Book Thing will be accepting book donations on Jan. 13. We have public hours and donation days scheduled for February and March.

Nov, 42023

November opening 2023

November 4th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on November opening 2023

We'll be giving away books and accepting limited book donations on Saturday, 11/11. Patrons will be allowed inside to browse, using a timed, limited-entry format.









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