Your Gift Makes A Real Difference

Give your outgrown pre-kindergarten books a new home. We donate your books to Head Start programs and other classrooms dedicated to educating children in low income families. The books are for the children to take home and own.


What We Need


Baby Books

Board Books

Alphabet Books

Numbers Books

Shapes Books

Rhyming Books

Animal Books

Story Books

Picture Books


Please do not donate textbooks, encyclopedias, scribbled-in books, damaged books, or musty books. We only can do minor repairs. We also most definitely can use new books.



You can deliver books to us at 2936M North Druid Hills Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, or we can pick them up. Please call us at 404-237-2017 or e-mail us at to meet you at the space or to tell us where to pickup.

​You also can deliver books to:

 Tall Tales Book Shop (Toco Hill Shopping Center, 2105 Lavista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329)

Little Shop of Stories (133a East Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030)

Greene's Fine Foods (141 East Trinity Place, Decatur, GA 30030)

Casseroles (1393 N. Highland Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30306)

Martial Arts Center - Atlanta (2947 N. Druid Hills Road, Atlanta, GA 30329)

Campbell Dental Group (4840 Roswell Road. Bldg A, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30342)

Please leave your name and e-mail address so we can thank you and send a receipt.




Organizing a children’s book drive is a great way to get more books to children in low-income families! Book drives spread the word about the need for books and reach people who might have books



                 Posters Are Available For Download and Printing





Income Tax Information


Children Read is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. It also has non-profit status in the state of Georgia. All donations are tax deductible.


The value of donations for tax purposes is fair market value (the price charged in a store) for used items. IRS publications 561 (Determining the Value of Donated Property) and 526 (Charitable Contributions) are useful in determining value.



Children Read

        Mailing Address                     Workspace Location   

    Children Read, Inc.                                     Children Read, Inc.

                              1717 North Decatur Road, #408                   2936M North Druid Hills Rd.                            

    Atlanta, GA 30307                                      Atlanta, GA 30329 

                                                                                                         (Behind Ameris Bank) 

           Open Tuesday 10 AM-12 PM; 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

                           (by appointment  at other times)   


       (404) 835-2013  (Marlene Zeiler)      404-295-0789 (Cindy Jaret) 

Children Read, Inc.

A Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Public Charity

EIN: 46-4959984

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