Let the stories live on...
We fundamentally believe that books exist to be read. Yet, many books collect dust on shelves, or live in darkened boxes. Even worse, it’s estimated that more than 2 billion pounds of books become waste each year. We help books achieve their greatest purpose by collecting and reselling them to other readers, donating books to those in need, or recycling used books to become another useful good with a new story to tell.
Discover Books supports libraries by creating sustainable funding streams. Learn about Discover Books payment and logistics programs and join many happy library partners around the country.
Thrift stores take in thousands of books each year, but not every book is reused. Find out how our community partnerships help local stores manage inventory and reduce their environmental impact.
Discover Books is dedicated to the ideal of literacy for all. Access to reading materials is critical to closing the achievement gap and driving success in underserved communities. Find out how our partnerships make a difference in this effort.
“Books are Hope”
For one girl, books and education mean the promise of a new future. Cynthia's mother has been in and out of jail her whole life. During her young life she’s experienced hardships most adults never do, living in transitional housing...