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.

Book Donations can be made at Well Read Books (anytime during store hours) at 19 Commercial Street, Nanaimo OR at various drop off locations. We have a drop-off parking area by our back door on Terminal Avenue.

Donation bins are located at:

  • Northtown Centre (Rutherford), inside mall near London Drugs,
  • Country Club Mall beside Save-On Foods,
  • Country Grocer 1800 Dufferin Crescent, in the outside parking lot,
  • Southgate Mall in the lobby of the Credit Union.

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

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



  11am - 3pm : Monday - Friday
  CLOSED : Saturday & Sunday


(with restrictions)

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250.591.BOOK (2665)