If you have unwanted books, DVDs, or books on CD in your office, dorm, or at home, and they meet the accepted requirements listed below, please bring them to the library, and they will be shipped to Better World Books, which collects and sells books online to fund literacy initiatives worldwide.
The library will receive 15 percent of the net sale price, and Books for Africa will receive five percent of the net sale price. Unsold books will be donated to Books for Africa or will be recycled.
Antiquarian, rare, and collectible Books
Dictionaries and thesauruses
DVDs & books on CD (must be operable and include original artwork and casing)
Gently–used children’s books (especially Newberry winners)
Hardcover fiction and non-fiction
Mass market paperbacks (like new condition, copyright 1980 or newer)
Textbooks (copyright 1998 or newer)
Travel books (copyright 2003 or newer)
Books/materials not accepted:
Dirty, moldy, water-damaged, missing covers or pages, etc.
Academic journals or literacy criticisms
Activity books (coloring, crosswords, etc.)
Books published by magazines
Case law and procedural law books
Custom course packets
Directories or telephone books
Encyclopedia Britannica, World Books or incomplete sets
LP Records, VHS, cassettes, or CDs
Open software sets
Periodicals or magazines (National Geographic, TV Guides, etc.)
Tax or government documents
Who’s Who, Book Club Editions, Harlequin Romance Novels, Reader’s Digest
For more information, call 305-899-4051 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Better World Books, visit www.betterworld.com.