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What kinds of books do you need?


Gently used children’s books appropriate for children in grades K-5. Please see our wish list. Books should be in good condition. We do not accept encyclopedias, reference books or library discards.Ideally, we want popular, high-interest titles. We want books that will make kids want to read!

What kinds of books would you prefer not to receive?


No high school or adult books. We suggest you donate those to your local senior citizen center or local city/county library. Please no library discards. No missing covers, ripped pages, books with writing on them, or workbooks.


Where do I send the books?


Amanda Collins – ABBA

80 Harriet St

San Francisco, CA 94103


Where does donated money go?


Over 90 percent of our funds go directly to purchasing books and other library materials. We purchase our books at very reduced rates so your dollar goes far! We rely on volunteers to help sort, catalog and organize books, and help paint libraries


What is your EIN?


Access Books Bay Area’s EIN is 81-3039565. If you are planning to ask your employer to match your financial donation, they may need this number.

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