Four young boys reading books on top of a stone wall during health week at school, New South Wales ca. 1930, nla.obj-162139840
There are many organisations which donate books. Here are a few examples:
- Biblionef sends children's books to schools, orphanages etc. in developing countries.
- Adopt A Library encourages donations to libraries and schools in the US and around the world.
- Stanford University Book Donations - Africa lists organisations which donate specifically to libraries and institutions in Africa, as well as elsewhere.
- Australian Books for Children of Africa provides second-hand books to underprivileged schools in rural Africa.
- Books2Africa International donates books to schools, colleges, universities and community libraries in Africa.
- The Asia Foundation, Books for Asia Program accepts book donations from Individuals and Companies to a number of countries in the Asian region.
- Ranfurly Book Aid Inc. suported by the Rotrary Australia World Community Service - Accepts dontations from schools, libraries and individuals for communities and schools in Papua New Guinnea and the South West Pacfic.
See also the FAQ: Does the National Library donate books to other libraries?