We are always in need of children’s books in like new and gently used condition. Our biggest need is Pre-K through 5th grade books.
To coordinate a book drive in your neighborhood, school, business, or place of worship learn how here.
We welcome donations of: new, like new, & gently used children’s books (ages birth to high school)
We cannot accept: damaged books, school text books, adult books, encyclopedias, classroom/school library discards, magazines, CDs, or DVDs
200 books or more: Email [email protected] to schedule a time to drop off your books in person at our Operations Center.
Less than 200 books: visit one of our book drop-off locations listed below. If you’d like to receive a donation acknowledgement, please be sure to email [email protected] with your name, date donated, contact info and the number of books you donated.
Our 24-hour South End donation bin is across the street from 204 E. Peterson Dr. Charlotte, NC 28217. Look for the brown metal bin, with our logo on it, outside of the CBI warehouse fence.
*Please note we are not able to accept drop-in donations at our Operations Center.
Book Drop-Off Locations
Promising Pages Donation Bin
Mr. Putty’s Fun Park: Miniature Golf
Compost Central Recycling Center
The Cornwell Center
Tillman Insurance Advisors
Tillman Insurance Advisors
The Temple's Edge
Second Look Books
Sweet Frog Concord
Regus @ Mooresville-Langtree
Spaces South End
307 West Tremont Avenue Suite 200 Charlotte, North Carolina 28203
Spaces: Trade and Tryon
Le Petit Spa
The Book Rack
Corks, Cooks, & Books
The following locations have outdoor donation bins that can be accessed anytime:
- Promising Pages South End Donation Bin (Operations Center) – Across the street from 204 E. Peterson Dr., Charlotte, NC 28217
- Mr. Putty’s Fun Park: Miniature Golf – 2333 Dam Rd., Tega Cay, SC 29708
- The Temple’s Edge – 189 N Trade Street, Matthews, NC 28105
The following locations have indoor and outdoor collection bins that can only be accessed when the buildings are open (click on the links for more details):
- Compost Central Recycling Center – 140 Valleydale Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214
- The Cornwell Center – 2001 Selwyn Ave., Charlotte, NC 28207
- Tillman Insurance Advisors (South Blvd.) – 6407 South Blvd., Suite L, Charlotte, NC 28217
- Tillman Insurance Advisors (Ballantyne) – 8440 Rea Rd., Suite P, Charlotte, NC 28277
- Uwharrie Bank – 5231 Piper Station Dr., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28277
- Second Look Books – 4519 School House Commons, Suite 230, Harrisburg, NC 28075
- Sweet Frog Concord – 8528 Pit Stop Ct., NW #10, Concord, NC 28027
- Spaces South End – 307 West Tremont Avenue, Suite 200, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203
- Spaces Trade and Tryon – 101 N Tryon St., Suite 112, Charlotte, NC 28246
- Regus @ Mooresville-Langtree – 106 Langtree Village Drive, Suite 301, Mooresville, NC 28117
- Le Petit Spa – 12105 Copper Way, Suite 202 Charlotte, NC, 28277
- The Book Rack – 10110 Johnston Rd #5, Charlotte, NC 28210
- Corks, Cooks, & Books – 295 Herlong Ave., Suite 401 Rock Hill, SC 29732
- Tall Stories – 164 S Cherry Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732