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.
Carondelet Park Rec Complex
Chesterfield Family YMCA
Community Development YMCA
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 (dated within the past 5 years)
We are unable to accept donations of:
- Encyclopedia sets
- National geographic condensed sets and magazines
- Periodicals (except cooking and craft)
- Newspapers & magazines
- Readers digest
- VHS & audio tapes
- DAMAGED & DIRTY ITEMS\
If you have 10 boxes or more, please drop off at the Community Development YMCA, 600 Loughborough Ave, St. Louis, MO 63111.
Monday- Friday between 8:30 am - 12:30 pm or call 314-776-7102 for after hours.