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Book Donation Programs: Seeking Book Donations

Information about how to donate books to needy libraries. Also includes resources for those seeking donations.


Please be aware that the American Library Association does not accept or distribute donations of books or any other materials. This Guide provides information on some of the groups and organizations that do handle book donations.

Who can we contact?

We need book donations! What can we do?

You may be eligible to apply for donations from the groups listed on the other tabs in this resource. Contact the groups directly for application information and eligibility criteria.

Resources for Getting Magazines

Resources for Getting Books donated

ALA Grants and Resources for Obtaining Books

Sources for Books