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Public Comments Unwanted items can often be given away through the Freecycle Network
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) This topic record summarizes locations in Burlington which take used books and magazines.  
In list below: 
* encyclopedias are not accepted by any 
* textbooks are accepted only by Goodwill/Amity (see details below) 
* National Geographic are accepted by only Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga ReStore (see details below) 
* other magazines are not accepted by any 
 
Pick-up 
Diabetes Canada Clothesline Project, 1-800-505-5525  
* books, hardcover and paperbacks, including non-fiction 
* no textbooks, magazines or encyclopedias 
 
Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy, 1-888-238-6327  
* books 
 
Drop-off 
Burlington Goodwill Value Centre, 4051 New St (at Walkers Line) 905-333-8989 
* books, including hardcover and paperbacks in good condition 
* Textbooks for Change drop-off location: university/college textbooks published in the last 15 years (please separate from other donated items), for more information see Textbooks for Change website 
* no magazines, National Geographic or encyclopedias 
 
Burlington Humane Society thrift stores (The Attic, 479 John St, 905-333-5885 * The Loft, 740 Griffith Court, 905-633-8143)  
* accepts non-fiction hardcover books and paperbacks (fiction and non-fiction), in good condition  
* no textbooks, magazines, National Geographic or encyclopedias 
 
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, ReStore, 1800 Appleby Line, Unit 10; 905-637-4446 ext 229 
* accepts hardcover and paperbacks in good condition, including non-fiction  
* accepts National Geographic magazines  
* no other magazines, encyclopedias or textbooks 
 
Little Free Library, for locations and contact information see World Map on website 
* “take a book, return a book” free book exchange 
* accepts hardcover and paperbacks in good condition 
 
Mission Thrift Store, 2421 New St (Village Gate Plaza just west of Guelph Line) 905-631-1199  
* accepts hardcover and paperbacks in good condition, including non-fiction  
* no textbooks, magazines, National Geographic or encyclopedias 
 
Salvation Army Thrift Store, 3245 Fairview St (at Cumberland) 905-633-8762 
* accepts hardcover and paperbacks in good condition, including non-fiction  
* no textbooks, magazines, National Geographic or encyclopedias 
 
Other Options: 
Some nursing homes and retirement residences will accept used books * call first 
 
Used book dealers listed in the yellow pages under Book Dealers-Used and Rare
Hours Vary by program.
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact individual organization for information.
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Physical Access Unknown - accessibility varies by location
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Topic Guides
HCSD Sub Heading Donation Drop-off/Pick-up ; Special Topics
Service Categories Donation Drop Off Points ; Leisure Equipment/Supplies Donation Programs ~ Literacy Issues ; Thrift Shops

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