Sell or Donate Used Books

Where Can I Donate Books?

There are many different places to donate used books that you no longer need. The fastest, easiest, and best place to donate your books (and make a little money in the process) is at Cash For Your Books.

Cash For Your Books pays the highest price on the spot for your donated books. Our expert appraisers will review your collection and offer you a lump sum for any old books you wish to donate.


How Does Used Book Donation Work?

You may be wondering how to donate books with Cash For Your Books. It’s simple! First, identify the collection of books you would like to donate. Cash For Your Books prefers collections of 500 books or more. However, we are willing to purchase smaller collections depending on several factors, so it never hurts to contact us for more information.

Once you’ve decided which titles you’re willing to part with, contact us via phone, email, or using the contact form on our website. Be prepared to provide as much information as possible about your used book donation so that we can give you an accurate appraisal.

Once we have negotiated a cash purchase price, our team will come to you and take care of packing and shipping your collection. It’s that simple!

What Kinds Of Books Should I Donate?

We purchase many different kinds of books and collections. While we prefer collections over 500 titles, we are willing to consider smaller collections as well.

Our team specializes in processing estate collections, personal collections, public library collections, and academic library collections. We are primarily interested in non-fiction titles in a variety of subject areas. However, we also need antique or collector’s editions, as well as professional collections. You can donate other types of used books for money as well.

Will You Pick Up My Book Donations?

Yes! We can come to anywhere in the continental US within 48 hours. However, it can sometimes take longer depending on how well you describe your collection, and if you are in a major city.

We can process used book donations most quickly for book donations on the West Coast. Contact us today and schedule a free pickup to donate or recycle books in Los Angeles, San Diego, or other California locations.

Can I Drop Off My Book Donations?

We prefer to come to you to ensure that the books are packed and transported in the safest way possible. This service is at no cost to you, so let us save you the hassle of having to drop them off.


Book Donation Frequently Asked Questions:

Yes! We purchase both public and academic library collections. If you have library books in your collection, we will accept those titles as well.

Absolutely! We are always looking for collectible editions of books. Contact us today for an appraisal so you can donate books for money.

You’re probably wondering where to donate books for money. We will pick up your book donation wherever it is currently located. Our team will be in touch with you to schedule a mutually convenient time, and we will take care of packing and transporting your used book donations.

Fill out the form below to contact us and see if your used book collection qualifies for cash! Put all titles in your collection on the same form. One of our expert appraisers will contact you regarding the amount of cash we will pay for your book donation.

Donating books is a great option for anyone looking to part with a book collection. By donating your books to Cash For Your Books, you can ensure that your collection will be well-cared for. Why donate your books to someone who might not want them, when instead, you can get paid to recycle books?

Books should be in good to excellent used condition. Depending on the age of the title, this condition will vary. We understand that these books are used, but need to ensure that the quality is up to par. Books that are water damaged, moldy, missing pages or covers, or contain other significant damage will likely not be accepted.

Book Donation Request Form

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