What to do with old books

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Apr 24, 2018
  • Tinyshoes Tinyshoes on Apr 24, 2018
    Check with library and see if they will take them or take them to a local ministry or Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc.
  • Bill Bill on Apr 24, 2018
    use as decore
  • Missy Burch Missy Burch on Apr 24, 2018
    Donation is always best. There have to be at least a dozen places in your area who would take them. Nursing homes, libraries, child care, Goodwill, thrift stores, even half price books will take them if you have one in your area.
  • Joan Joan on Apr 24, 2018
    I have seen them made into countertop knife holders on Pinterest. If they are antique looking they might look great with three or five stacked and tied with a gingham or lace-type ribbon for display?
  • Chubby58 Chubby58 on Apr 24, 2018
    Take them to some nursing homes or retirement homes. I'm sure they would appreciate them.
  • Laura Cooper Laura Cooper on Apr 25, 2018
    My daughter stacked a couple of books on top of each other, cut out some of the center area and then planted succulents in them as centerpieces for their wedding.