Make a Book Donation

If you have gently used adult and children’s books that your family has outgrown, The Book Fairies will happily accept them to redistribute in metropolitan New York.

Accepted Books:
1. Birth through Adult level books
2. Books with clean intact pages and free of odor
3. Books in “like new” condition published after 1995
4. Activity books

NOT Accepted Books

1. Books older than 1995
2. Encyclopedias and Textbooks
3. Books with mildew, “old book” smell, cigarette smoke smell
4. Books with ripped, torn or yellowed pages

For all books that can be donated to The Book Fairies, please contact us at: info@thebookfairies.org or call: 516-557-6645 to arrange a date to drop the books at our Freeport warehouse.  If you have more than 10 boxes, please contact us for a possible pick up depending on location.

SCHOOLS, SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, CORPORATIONS:
Are you a school, organization or corporation looking to run a book drive? The Book Fairies will coordinate with your PTA or corporate entity to ensure the success of your book drive. Drives typically last for one week. All you need to do is ask people to donate their unwanted books ages baby through adult. Your books can then be dropped at our Freeport location, or we will arrange for pick-up.  The Book Fairies donates the books to high need organization across metropolitan New York.  Please fill out the form below and a representative will contact you to schedule a book drive.

Warehouse Location and Hours

70 North Main Street, Freeport (around the back of the building)

September – June: Tuesdays through Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m

July – August: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

After hours donations

Please deposit all books in the red book bin located around the back of the warehouse building. If the bin is full, please call: 516-557-6645.