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 WHAT DO WE TAKE?

FOR ALL DONATIONS PLEASE CALL AHEAD
We accept ANY and ALL BOOKS in ANY CONDITION
- Textbooks, Encyclopedias, dictionaries
- Novels, paperbacks, children's, non-fiction
- Big Books, books on tape
- National Geographic magazine is the ONLY magazine we accept!  

We will recycle old and damaged books for you! Read More About Books Wanted.

Please Note:

  • When packing your books, please box like books together and label the box.
  • Call ahead for large loads.
  • We do not have the resources to pick up books.
  • Check our Hours and Location - the hours change during summer and school holidays.

 

 
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SCARCE is a 501(c)(3) and donations to SCARCE are tax deductable. Ask for a tax receipt when dropping off books or items at Tools for Schools.
SCARCE Has Books for Lower Reading Level

"I am the teacher of a 3rd-5th grade special education classroom. My students have a variety of learning styles, strengths and challenges. SCARCE has been a valuable source of a variety of educational materials for my students. For example, we have used science books at a lower reading level to support their learning in the general education classroom. Besides having a lower reading level, those books present the material in a simplified way that supports their understanding."

Marti Good - Elmhurst District 205