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Public Comments Unwanted items can often be given away through the Freecycle Network
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Physical Access Unknown - accessibility varies by location
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 Diabetes Clothesline program and Goodwill/Amity accept textbooks (see details below) 
* National Geographic are accepted by only Habitat for Humanity ReStore (see details below) 
* other magazines are not accepted by any 
 
Pick-up 
Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy, 1-888-238-6327  
* books, as well as clothing and small household items 
 
Canadian Diabetes Association Clothesline Project, 1-800-505-5525  
* books, including post-secondary textbooks published in the past 10 years (no encyclopedias, no elementary or secondary textbooks) 
 
 
Drop-off 
Burlington Goodwill Value Centre, 4051 New St (at Walkers Line) 905-333-8989 
* books, including hardcover and paperbacks in good condition 
* drop-off location for post-secondary level textbooks for Textbooks for Change (any topic or age of textbook accepted, please separate from other donated items), for more information see Textbooks for Change website here 
* no 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 
 
Bibles for Missions 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 
 
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, 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, no encyclopedias or textbooks 
 
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
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Donation Drop Off Points ; Leisure Equipment/Supplies Donation Programs ~ Literacy Issues ; Thrift Shops

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