Where to send your gently used books–if you can bear to part with them, that is

One of my favorite parenting/book blogs is Playing by the Book, a blog devoted to children’s books and the crazy, fun crafty things they inspire the author to do with her children (Bubbles and Spells and Books Full of Magic — oh my!).

Every year, Playing by the Book posts a list of charities around the world dedicated to promoting books, reading, and literacy. The updated list came out this week, just in time for my latest decluttering project. It’s hard to part with books, but should my mother succeed in her mission to convince me to get rid of the bookcase in my upstairs hall, it’ll be nice to know that my books will go to a good home.

(Cross-posted on Caterpickles.)


About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at Caterpickles.com, or musing about books and the writing life at BostonWriters.wordpress.com.
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