Books Donated: 407,705

Our Mission

The Book Fairies is 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that collects reading materials for people in need throughout metropolitan New York. The reading materials foster literacy and academic success, provide a respite from personal struggles, and nurture a love of reading across age groups.

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Donate Books

Donate gently used books, and/or captain a book drive, allowing your family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues to participate in giving the gift of books. Book Fairies will work with you to ensure the success of your book drive, and will then match the books to a worthy organization. Your generosity will enrich the lives of many children by encouraging a love of reading.
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Receive Books

If you’re interested in receiving books through Book Fairies, and are a school, library, or other non-profit organization, please click here to complete a brief application. Once approved, we will do our best to match you with the reading levels and quantity of books requested. Teachers may also apply on behalf of their classrooms, and on-going book donations are available, as needed.
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Volunteer

There are many ways to volunteer. Both individuals and organizations can help by donating books, captaining book drives, assisting in the sorting and delivery of books, making monetary donations, or starting your own Book Fairies chapter. We appreciate all forms of assistance, as do the many children who benefit from the gift of reading.
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