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Book Donations

When you donate books to our Book Fair, you strengthen the community.  We accept books, at most locations, from February 1 – June 30 each year.

Book donations can be dropped off at the YMCA locations listed below. For more information or to coordinate large book donations, please contact the Book Fair at 314.353.4960.

Community Development YMCA
Carondelet Park Rec Complex
Edwards Jones Family YMCA
Emerson Family YMCA
Kirkwood Family YMCA
Mid-County Family YMCA
O'Fallon Family YMCA, MO
South City Family YMCA
South County Family YMCA
St. Charles Family YMCA
Washington University Campus YMCA

If possible, please package donations in small boxes.

We appreciate donations of:

  • Fiction and Non-Fiction Books
  • Children’s Books
  • Text Books
  • Specialty Magazines
  • Records, 8mm, CDs, and DVDs
  • Readers Digest Condensed Sets

We are unable to accept donations of:

  • Encyclopedia Sets
  • National Geographic Condensed Sets 
  • National Geographic magazines (accepted dated after 1985)
  • News magazines
  • Readers Digest
  • VHS Tapes