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The Book Thing of Baltimore, Inc.

3001 Vineyard Lane
Baltimore, Maryland 21218

United States

(410) 662-5631; Russellbookthing.org

Type: Bookstore — used books

Web site: http://www.bookthing.org/

Description: Following the fire which destroyed the building in March 2016, The Book Thing has been rebuilt and reopened on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.

Information regarding the fire and the work to reopen can be found on their website.

Our mission is to put unwanted books into the hands of those who want them.

* Are the books really free? Yup.
* Really? Yes.
* Absolutely free? Yes.
* What's the catch? All the books you take have to be stamped, "Not for Resale." That's it.
* What's the suggested donation? A smile.
* Is there a limit to how many books I can take? You can only take 150,000 per day per person.
* When are you open? 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends. There is a drop-off bin by the garage door entrance for after-hours donations.
* Where do you get all of your books? We get them from businesses, organizations, and individuals who no longer have any need for them.
* How can I help? Volunteer and check out our wish list.

Added by: SqueakyChu.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 357

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I'm a big fan of The Book Thing. Despite living close to Washington, DC, I take frequent trips to Baltimore to visit this terrific book warehouse.
June 2013 by SqueakyChu
Free Books! Take as many as you want! Please! They want you to! Donations accepted but definitely not required. If you have any old books you're through with they would probably love a short stay at this wonderful book hotel.
What more could you want? Uneek to Baltimore :-)
April 2008 by PitcherBooks

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