Donate your books to Well Read Books for a great cause!

Our bookstore provides an important source of funding for our literacy programs and your book donations are vital for the operation of our bookstore and programs.

Yes, we are accepting donations during COVID-19, please call ahead to make arrangements.

Book donations can be made at Well Read Books at 19 Commercial Street, Nanaimo . We have a drop-off parking area by our back door on Terminal Avenue.

Please note that book bins are CLOSED during COVID-19.

We are very glad to accept most books if they are in saleable condition.

Our apologies as we DO NOT ACCEPT the following:

  • Encyclopedia sets or other sets of reference material
  • Magazines
  • Readers Digest Condensed Books
  • Computer books over 3 years old
  • Ex-Library books
  • Coffee-table books (Art books OK)

For more information, please call the bookstore at 250.591.BOOK (2665)
or email

Country Grocer book bin
Donating at the Country Grocer book bin



  10am - 4pm : Monday - Saturday
  CLOSED : Sunday


(with restrictions)

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250.591.BOOK (2665)