Find A Book Donation Location
All Book Drop locations are CLOSED at this time. If you have books to donate please hold onto them for now. We will provide an update in August as to if we are able to accept book donations at our Lake Bluff facility again.
Bernie's Book Bank provides 3.3 MILLION quality books to 275,000 under-served Chicagoland children annually. All of these books are donated by generous individuals, organizations and book partners.
Donate your new and gently used children's books for children ages birth through sixth grade at Bernie's Book Bank or one of our book drop locations throughout Chicagoland. Simply enter your zip code below and locate the book drop site nearest you.
Please NO textbooks, dictionaries, activity books, coloring books, reference material, religious books or foreign language books (dual language is OK).