Books Donation

Please Drop Off books at:


3101 S. Manchester St #704                                           Falls Church, VA 22044

Or send all material either directly to Books For Africa  at:

Books For Africa Warehouse-Atlanta
2971 Olympic Industrial Drive SE, Suite C
Smyrna, GA 30080 USA

Books that are accepted:

  • 15 years old or newer popular fiction and nonfiction reading books (soft and hard cover).

  • 1995 or newer publish date primary, secondary, and college textbooks (soft and hard cover).

  • 1995 or newer reference books such as encyclopedias and dictionaries.

  • 1995 or newer publish date medical, nursing, IT, and law books.

  • Bibles are sent when requested by African recipients.

  • School/office supplies—paper, pencils, pens, wall charts, maps, etc.

Acceptable books are gently used and relevant to an African reader.

Books that are NOT accepted:

  • Magazines or journals or any kind.

  • Home decorating, wedding, or cookbooks.

  • Ethnocentric books, such as the biography of Abraham Lincoln or the history of Ohio.

  • Foreign language books except for French books. French novels and dictionaries are welcome.

  • American history or civics.

  • Music books for K–12.

Book donation requirements are also articulated here.

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