Around the world, millions of people are unable to reach their full potential because of a basic lack of books, reading materials and information.

In many communities, books are scarce and public, community and school libraries have limited budgets and few new books. At Book Aid International we supply new books which enrich, improve and change the lives of an estimated 24 million readers every year.

We only provide new, recently published books and, over 94% of these are donated by the book trade. These might be overstocks, returns or unwanted office copies. Thanks to the generosity of the publishing sector, we are able to send up to one million books to thousands of libraries, schools, hospitals, prisons and refugee camps every year. Find out more

Please contact Harry Boughton ( or callĀ 020 77 33 3577 to discuss the specifics of the books we need and how you might be able to help. You can also learn more below.