9 August 2017
School is now in session, and you’re probably in full-on decluttering mode. With the new school year, comes new books! If you are considering getting rid of old books, we hope you’ll consider donating them to one of the organizations below. Here is our list of Where to Donate Used in Indianapolis. Furthermore, we hope you will use this list to pass on the joy of reading to others!
Where to Donate Used Books in Indianapolis: A List
Indy Reads Books-
http://indyreadsbooks.org/donate/ First and foremost, any donation you make to Indy Reads Books will help support literacy in Central Indiana. Donations can be brought to the Indy Reads bookstore at 911 Mass. Ave. Per the Indy Reads Books website, “Please call ahead to 317-384-1496 before bringing large donations (a car or truck load, for example).” Are you interested in volunteering for Indy Reads Books? More information on that can be found here! Additionally, a schedule of volunteer orientations is posted on the website. Check it out!
The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation-
https://www.indyplfoundation.org/book-sale The Indy Library Store hosts several book sales a year. All proceeds from these sales go directly to the Library Foundation. According to the Indianapolis Public Library’s website, “More than $4.6 million has been raised for the Library Foundation through book sale proceeds.” You can donate your books to the Indy Library Store. Finally, information on and a donation list can be found here: Indy Library Store Donation List.
http://www.childrensbureau.org/in-kind-donations Donations to the Children’s Bureau esource families and children across the state. The Children’s Bureau is in need of “age-appropriate books and toys to teach parents about healthy interactions with their children.” Additionally, you can visit the Children’s Bureau Website for more information on donations and drop off times and location. Also, be sure to check out the other items this organization needs to help local children!
Your Local Little Free Library:
You may have seen this cute little free libraries popping up all over the Indianapolis area. Locate the Little Free Library closest to you here: https://littlefreelibrary.org/ourmap/. You can leave books in the little free library, and you can take one too!
We hope this list of Where to Donate Used Books in Indianapolis is helpful! Additionally, if you have any questions about this information, feel free to Contact Us. We are here to help!
Finally, Fire Dawgs donates, recycles, and reuses at 60% of the items we haul away. So, if you are our customer and need books donated, we’d be happy to help! We will send you a tax deductible receipt if we donate usable items on your behalf. Give us a call at 317-291-3294 with questions.