Emergency Book Drive for Migrant Children

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shelter for migrant children at the Long Beach Convention Center is requesting NEW AND GENTLY USED CHILDREN’S BOOKS (FOR AGES 5 TO 17)  IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH.

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND, VOLUNTEERS WILL NOT HAVE TIME TO SORT YOUR BOOKS SO PLEASE FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES:  We are seeking excellent condition, high-interest books. We DO NOT accept workbooks, textbooks, coloring books, toys, or games. ​When choosing books to donate, please only include books that you would be comfortable giving as a gift. Nothing damaged, tattered, or dated.

PLEASE PURCHASE OR BRING BY ANY GENTLY USED BOOKS TO CHILDREN’S BOOK WORLD BY THURSDAY, MAY 6 AND THEY WILL BE DELIVERED TO THE LONG BEACH CONVENTION CENTER SHELTER.

If you would like to purchase specific books to donate from our website, please write in the comment: FOR LB SHELTER. Please be aware that BOOKS ONLY - FOR KIDS AGES 5-17 are what is needed. Here is a link to our extensive selection of Spanish titles:

https://www.childrensbookworld.com/spanish-books

You can also purchase a store gift certificate and we will purchase books on your behalf for this specific book drive.