WHERE TO DONATE BOOKS, KIDS BOOKS, AUDIO BOOKS (Ottawa)
ABILITY FIRST OTTAWA
Complete WishList: http://abilityfirstottawa.org/donations-in-kind-wish-list/
- Story books
- Piano books for children
Item Donation Inquiries Contact: Christina Ranieri T.: 613-291-5422
Drop off (call first) at Collab Space (no pickups), 70 Bongard Avenue, Ottawa, ON
NOTE: Drop off at reception with item labelled for Ability First Ottawa – please call in advance to make sure someone is there to receive it: Collab space 613-319-2025. Thanks.
FRIENDS OF THE OTTAWA PUBLIC LIBRARY
UPDATE August 6, 2021: I just spoke with Penelope at the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library, and they are accepting book donations at their distribution centre (their website just hasn’t been fully updated yet.)
Types of donations WishList and where to bring the books:
Info on what they do and don’t accept: https://www.fopla-aabpo.ca/what-we-accept/
ST. JOE’S WOMEN’S CENTRE – OTTAWA
– Children’s & Adult’s
See their website for other types of welcome donations.https://stjoeswomenscentre.org/donations/
Donations can be dropped off to the Centre, Monday to Friday from 9 am – 3 pm
Address: 151 Laurier Ave. East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N8
SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL
Donate books (not magazines), videos and music/vinyl, medical equipment, clothing, furniture (not large appliances), various household items. Drop off possible at 2 stores & home pick-ups possible.
Bins and Store (2) Locator/Contact information/Hours: https://saintvincentdepaul.ca/our-locations
SECOND HAND STORIES
A non-profit bookshop benefiting animals. Book donations and purchases by appointment.
TWICE UPON A TIME
“We are currently seeking donations of new or nearly new books suitable for children up to age 12.”
For more information and drop-off locations please visit website at:
Pick-up arrangements can be made for donations of >20 books.