Donate a Book

Thank you for your interest to donate your book to FirewAbera.

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FirewAbera gladly welcomes your books, audio books, movies, music, and magazines. Your donation will be used in a free public library that will soon be set-up at the heart of Ethiopia in Nazreth (Adama).

Donation Guidelines

What we accept:

  • Hardcover and paperback books in good condition. We cannot use damaged books (e.g., broken bindings, missing pages, soiled, musty or moldy, excessive writing in the text) or clearly outdated materials.
  • Commercially published media (e.g., CDs, DVDs, videos)
  • Current editions of magazines (can be sold in Literary Grounds)
  • Recent editions of magazines can be put directly into the Magazine Exchange

We regrettably cannot accept:

  • Damaged books with missing pages, soiled, musty, moldy, with smoke or water damage, or with excessive writing in the text
  • Clearly outdated materials (see below for guidelines)
  • Toys, games, puzzles, artwork
  • Magazines (bound or unbound) older than current, periodicals, academic journals
  • Condensed books (Reader’s Digest)
  • Professional journals
  • Non-commercially produced media
  • Workbooks or study guides that are partially or wholly filled in
  • Computer programs

Materials we accept with certain specific limits:

  • Medical and financial advice books (less than 5 years old)
  • Travel guidebooks (less than 5 years old)
  • Computer manuals (less than 5 years old)
  • Textbooks (less than 10 years old)
  • Test preparation guides (less than 5 years old)



Donation guidelines are adapted from AMES Public Library

Book DonationsThank You for Your Donation!

Please Send Your Donation To:

Firew Abera
24 Ennismore Avenue, Salford
M30 0AQ, Greater Manchester
United Kingdom