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Donate Books

Donate Books

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, magazines, CDs, or DVDs

To Donate…

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

Uwharrie Bank

Matthews Ballroom + Events

Second Look Books

Sweet Frog Concord

Sweet Frog Afton Ridge

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 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):

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    GET INVOLVED

    Donate Money

    Donate Books

    Donate Time

    Book Wish List

    ABOUT US

    Our Mission

    Our Vision

    Our Staff

    Board of Directors

    OUR PROGRAMS

    Community Partner Program

    Books on Break

    Bookworm Bootcamp

    Team Read Internship