Visit the Book Bank

For over 20 years, we have curated a volunteer-organized collection of donated books to distribute to our community. Everyone is welcome to bring books, take books, volunteer, and explore. No appointment or ID necessary.

Children 13 and under 

- Free!

- Welcome to as many books

as they can carry

Children 13 and under 


- Free!

- 25 books per visit

- 1 visit per month


- $45 per year

- 250 books per month

- Individual member



- $100 per year

- 500 books per month

- Unlimited sub-members

Click here to learn more about becoming a Member.

We are located at: 

1794 Union Ave

Baltimore, MD 21211

Click here for directions.


We are open to the public each week:

Wednesday & Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


We carry books for all ages ranging from pre-K to 12th-grade reading levels. 

If you are interested in bringing a large group, please email us at to make arrangements.

We hope to see you soon!

Visitation Rules

  1. A silver Book Bank sticker must go on the front cover of each book before you leave.

  2. Books may not be sold.

  3. You must check out with a staff member.

  4. Boxes and bags are first come, first served. We recommend you bring your own containers. 

  5. Children must be supervised within the warehouse.

  6. We are not responsible for injuries, lost items, etc. while on the premises.

  7. For security reasons, your visit is recorded.

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