Instead of throwing them away, donate your old textbooks to places that can put them to good use. Some libraries will even accept donations of magazines especially if they are educational. Home book donation programs libguides at american library. Can anyone offer suggestions on what to do with old college text books. Information about how to donate books to needy libraries.
Give the gift of literacy when you donate your used books to charity. This topic has 7 replies, 6 voices, and was last updated 9 years, 1 month ago by thethatchedschoolroom. The ridiculously easy way to donate books online if youre decluttering your bookshelves, theres a website that will make donating your books to charity amazingly simple. As a crafter, i like to buy old books at the thrift store for 50 cents apiece. How to donate used books in denver pen and the pad. Throughout new york city and the surrounding region, there are numerous locations to donate books. Also see our online collection, 1,500 free online courses from top universities.
Top places to donate used books home storage solutions 101. Places to donate old textbooks by jeannine mancini. K12 readers, curriculum, educational resources, parenting andor teaching resources. Five books stacked on top of each other where to donate books. Another option would be to have an auction in eugene, say, in the math department lounge. Donate used primary school book, middle school book, high school book, college book, university book, graduate book, undergraduate book, postgraduate book, engineering book, medical book, hotel management book, law book, any subject book, any class book for free. What should you do with your books from 10 years ago.
So in case, you cannot afford to donate money, donating old books is a good idea. There are a lot of restrictions about what materials can be sent, and groups may have their own limitations storage space, postage, etc. Without them we would have very few current titles or books in new condition. In order to provide a thoughtful and thorough answer to the question above, ive spent time researching the most current and uptodate places you can go to donate books. What to do with old college textbooks perfect duluth day.
We believe that postsecondary students should be able to learn from highquality material, regardless of their geographic or economic status. If you want to get some money for your textbooks, selling them can be a good option. Help get your old or gently used books in the hands of people who need them by donating your used books to charity. If after checking to see if you can resell the textbook on bookscouter, with little to no luck on a resell, consider these options. One of the best ways to get rid of books is to donate them to charities and other nonprofit organizations. Take a look at our tips for donating and recycling your books. Textbooks for change donate used textbooks to create an impact. We believe that postsecondary students should be able to learn from highquality material, regardless of their geographic or. See where your donations are making a difference around the world. Better world books provides donation boxes in select locations. The cornell math library used to auction off their old duplicate books that were no longer in frequent circulation. If the books are mostly researchlevel math books, then definitely donating the. If you wish instead to donate books to children in immigration detention facilities, visit our 2,000 libros page we appreciate your donation of books, postage stamps, and time.
When you donate your old textbooks, you will help people in need, but you probably wont receive any money for the donation. Every year, hundreds of teachers across the country are. Schools and families buy books for fun and education. Rotary is collecting books to distribute in first nations communities in bc, they mostly want other kinds but i was able to donate all of my first year math textbooks, through a school wide book drive.
Please note that some dropbox locations may not be accessible due to. If you live in the lewistonauburn area, you can arrange to drop off the old textbooks. As a general rule texts and journals should not be more than 8 yrs old or more than one edition old. But donating teaching supplies, books, and papers is a direct way to improve underfunded and underprivileged schools, libraries, and prisons in the united states and abroad. They have a pretty serious technical books collection and as far as i can tell they make a lot of money selling rare math books online. When youre ready to donate used books as part of the decluttering process, heres the top places to consider, with suggestions for textbooks, kids books, novels, and more.
Viewing 8 posts 1 through 8 of 8 total author posts march 15, 2011 at 12. Kate, who describes herself as a tinkerer, mender and recycler suggested. Books are a source of education, entertainment and selfimprovement. Denver book recycling saving books and other media from. The cornell math library used to auction off their old duplicate books that were. I dont feel right just throwing them in the garbage, especially since. Theyll gladly accept books in nearly any kind of condition or age. Ive looked on a few buyback websites and, of course, no one wants to buy them. How to recycle reuse old medical text books zero waste. We are actively doing pickups, feel free to schedule your free pickup below. If you live in the united states, you have several options. So many of us have books piling up in corners, lining up along the floor, stacked in piles on desks, overflowing from our bookshelves.
Have you ever wondered what am i supposed to do with my old textbooks. Free textbooks aka open textbooks written by knowledgable scholars are a relatively new phenomenon. All books donated are put back into circulation through various partnerships we have established instead of adding to the waste in landfills. Bring your gently used books to your local library. Used homechool curriculum sources thehomeschoolmom. I donate just about everything to my local goodwill. Share interesting literature youve read across the planet. This page has information about donating books to be sent to adults in state and federal prisons. Books are reused by others or properly recycled into other paper products.
Textbooks for change provides affordable and accessible educational material to students both locally and across the globe. When it comes to giving away teaching materials and books, more than one organization would happily accept these items. Donate used medical textbooks global medical libraries. Send me a message and i can send it to the colleague working with rotary. Where can i donate used textbooks from an elementary school. Instead of throwing out your old books or recycling them, donate them so they can be read and enjoyed again. Guidelines for donating medical books, journals, and media overseas i. Although you may not have much use for your old textbooks, they can provide valuable information to people who dont have access to books of their own. Call the international students of lewistonauburn to donate your old textbooks for use in schools in russia and africa. This program was created by the university of southern maine. Because i feel it helps a place i already patronize this is my personal favorite place to donate old books.
Theyll most definitely find a home for your 1970s encyclopedia. I have a lot of old math books used and a lot of workbooks to go with these books. Donate books to benefit the vietnam veterans of america by scheduling a free donation pickup with pick up please. We redistribute books to various outlets in our community, including. Request book and get used text books for free for any state board, any class, any subject like physics. There are a number of organizations where you can donate books locally, such as the salvation army, goodwill or reading tree. Below, find a meta list of free math textbooks, part of our larger collection 200 free textbooks. Accepting books, sheet music, magazines older than 1980, video games and vinyl records.
We accept university and college textbooks published in the last 15 years. Schools, school libraries, literacy programs, charities and more. Charities such as big sisters of the ocean state and more will pick up your donations for free and leave you a tax deduction receipt. Textbooks for change donate used textbooks to create an. Used homeschooling curriculum yahoo group this large active yahoo group started by rebecca miller to buyselltradedonate curriculum. Textbooks for change provides affordable and accessible educational material to students across the globe. Donate used books get used books for free donate books. If youve gotten all you need from a book, or need to clear space on your shelves for more, you can donate a book instead of sending it to the landfill.
The ridiculously easy way to donate books online treehugger. What should schools do with these rooms of old books. Guidelines for donating medical books, journals, and media. Donate books to charity free nationwide book donation pick up. You can donate books at several locations in your city, including. In case you find yourself in a similar situation, here are 10 ways to recycle your old books. Donate clothes and other household items in rhode island. Some organizations that send books to incarcerated people or prison libraries may take math books, especially at that level.
She wrote i work in a gp practice and have been looking for a way to dispose of old medical text books. There are several organizations listed that you can donate through but in many schools there are students going abroad during 4th year and 1st year summer that can deliver books directly. My father in law is a retired math professor, and has a number of math textbooks he is trying to get rid of. They provide insights into experiences outside your own. Math, collection, books collection opensource language english.620 1133 1583 1102 290 482 362 841 569 704 1235 1644 1238 1507 1063 1285 960 1393 1287 590 312 684 442 290 159 1613 509 212 1204 1097 262 504 285 1326 1266 541 417 960 935