Books, Literacy and Libraries

Promoting Literacy and Bringing Books to Underserved Communities Worldwide

more forthcoming

Biblionef South Africa – book donation South Africa

Books for Cause – book drives on campuses across the U.S. and accept books, CDs, and DVD donations in Chicago. Donations to Africa or Chicago and remaining materials are sold, given away or recycled.  The sold books pay for operations and shipping expenses to Africa.

Books for Eastern Congo

The Library Project

Lubuto Library Partners

Nalibali – reading-for-enjoyment campaign in South Africa.  Le Roux, Righardt. “What we become depends on what we read.”

Partners in Literacy Haiti

Room to Read


Scholastic – Corporate Responsibility


ALA. Book Donation Programs (LibGuide).

Becker, Joshua. 20 Places to Donate Used Books. October 29, 2019.

Bologna, Caroline. 10 Awesome Book Charities That Help Kids All Over The World. March 11, 2015; Updated December 6, 2017.

Starting a Library:

Peace Corps. Libraries for All! How to Start and Run a Basic Library. 2004.