- What we collect
- Preserving our collections
- Building our collections
- Selected Library collections
- Collection statistics
- History of the collection
- Processing and describing our collections
There are many organisations which donate books. Here are a few examples:
- Share-a-book is a program run by the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation, providing new and quality pre-loved books to Indigenous, refugee and marginalised communities in need of resources.
- The Aboriginal Literacy Foundation appreciates all donations of new and used children’s books, which are delivered to Indigenous communities throughout Australia that desperately need help.
- Buk bilong Pikinini (BbP) accepts donations from schools, libraries and individuals for communities and schools in Papua New Guinea.
- Adopt A Library encourages donations to libraries and schools in the US and around the world.
- Biblionef sends children's books to schools, orphanages etc. in developing countries.
- Book Aid International provides new books to public libraries, schools, refugee camps, hospitals, prisons and universities around the world.
- International Book Project collects, sorts and ships donated books to requests from around the world.
- 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.
- Stanford University Book Donations - Africa lists organisations which donate specifically to libraries and institutions in Africa, as well as elsewhere.