HOW TO GET DONATED BOOKS
Who can apply?
Anyone can apply on behalf of a:
Nursery or Primary school
Secondary school
University or Polytechnic
Specialised institution
Community project
Charity or NGO in Africa
Type of books
We have all types of books:
Nursery and children's books
Primary school books
Secondary school books
University and tertiary books
Novels and motivational books
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Quantity of books
You can request any quantity as we always have thousands of books of all types and subjects at our warehouse. Request 1,000 books or more and get free shipping from the UK to a port in your country (Clearing not included).
Processing Fee
Due to the costs incurred sourcing donated books, sorting them by academic level, packaging them into cardboard boxes and storing them at a warehouse ready for dispatch, we charge a small processing fee £0.50 per book.
Apply online
Decide quantity needed
Apply online below
Pay processing fee
Select the books you want
Or we can select for you
Collect your books
Or we can ship to you
HOW WE TRANSPORT YOUR BOOKS
Cardboard box
Dimensions: 30cm x 30cm x 30cm
30 books can fit into a cardboard box with the above dimensions, about the size of an average suitcase.
Pallet
Dimensions: 100cm x 100cm x 100cm
1,000 books can fit on a wooden pallet with the above dimensions, enough to fill a mini bus or MPV.
20ft Container
Dimensions: 20ft x 8ft x 8ft
20,000 books can fit into a shipping container with the above dimensions, enough to fill a large truck.
40ft Container
Dimensions: 40ft x 8ft x 8ft
30,000 books can fit into a shipping container with the above dimensions, enough to fill a large HGV truck.
SUBMIT A BOOK REQUEST APPLICATION

50% DISCOUNT AND FREE SHIPPING

Do you need a lot of books? Request for a container of books (20,000 books in total) and we'll reduce the processing fee by 50% (from £0.50 to £0.25 per book) and we'll also ship the container free of charge to a port in your country. You will need to clear the container from the port, arrange haulage to your project location and offload the books so the container can be returned.

Submit your application ensuring you have requested a total of 20,000 books or more, then contact us to apply the discount.


NEED TO RAISE FUNDS?

Do you need to raise funds to cover the processing fee, clearing and haulage costs? Consider applying for grants or creating a fundraising page on JustGiving and sharing this with your friends and supporters on Social Media.

Raise funds on JustGiving.