Donate Books to Make a Difference

Picking Up Large Collections
We are excited to share that we’re expanding our pickup services across the country. We’re currently focused on acquiring entire libraries from institutions, estates, and corporations nationwide. We’re particularly interested in notable collections beyond just regular fiction and non-fiction books.

If you’re interested in scheduling a pickup, click here to get started.

Small donations 

For individual donors or smaller collections, we still welcome your contributions at our two drop-off locations in the Chicagoland area (no appointment necessary):

3415 Madison St., Skokie, IL 60076 (MAP) – 24/7 drop off 
All books, CDs, DVDs, and vinyl accepted. This is NOT a free bookstore. There is No limit on donations but if you have more than 10 boxes please call ahead and drop off M-F 9am-4pm.

2931 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60618 (MAP)  –  M-F 12pm-5pm SS 10am-5pm
There is a 10 box limit at this location. This is also a free bookstore with a selection of over 1000 books for children and adults, all for free! Find out more.

Before donating, please remember that the quality of the books you donate makes a difference.