Support Us


Give a Monetary Donation

Your donation allows us to purchase high-interest, diverse books for children from pre-K through high school.

By Mail

PO Box 743
Gladstone, OR 97027


Make a tax deductible donation‏.

Over the Phone

It's easy to donate offline too.

Tel: 503-908-3766

Attend a Fundraising Event

Whether you shop at our book sales (currently accepting appointments to shop on Sundays) or attend a Dine for Dollars event, you're helping to ensure that kids in Clackamas County get books to enjoy at home.

"Students get so excited when they get to choose a book to keep. Many can't believe that they actually get to keep it, and sometimes ask me several times if they really don't have to return it. The day students choose a book, they want to spend the whole day reading it! I have observed this ownership results in an enjoyment for reading that students may not have otherwise."

Karen Zerzan, Kraxberger Middle School

Donate Books

We accept all books except encyclopedias and dictionaries. New and gently-used children’s books will go directly to kids who need them; books for adults (literature, cookbooks, etc.) will be sold to help fund our mission. Team up with your workplace or service group to host a book drive.


Please contact us to arrange pickup of your donated books.


Come to a cleaning session. Gather some friends or co-workers, and contact us to arrange to have your own, personal cleaning party.

(On hold until further notice.)


Support children's literacy just by doing your shopping. It costs you nothing and doesn't affect your personal rewards!


Our donors are key to our mission

Donors in the last 12 months

The Cat in the Hat Level - $1,000–2,499

Mary Jo Armbrust - In memory of Michael J. Armbrust

Benjamin Misley

Winnie the Pooh Level - $500–999

Jon & Andrea Karl

Nancy McAvoy

Ramona Quimby Level - $250–499

Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma

Nancy Bailey

Dawn Colvin

Karen Currier

Becky Gradwahl

Marci Hartson

Shauna Kimble

Candace Krause

Gay Liebert

Katherine Liebert

Michael Milch - In memory of Nancy Peters Milch

NW Natural

Orlando Perez

Kathryn Preston

Jason Reed

Jim Remensperger

Marilyn Smelser

Margaret Thornton - In memory of Marjorie Fliniau

The Velveteen Rabbit Level - Up to $249

Alaska Airlines

Ken & Sue Alcorn - In memory of Marvin Thornley


Jacob Anderson

Sarah Bailey

Janet Bell

Jennifer Bell - In honor of the teachers at Oregon City School District

Carolyn Bennett

June Berry

Suzanne Birch

Elizabeth Blixhavn

Camp Odakoda

Viorica Capusan

Julie Chan

Alex Chestnutt Van Pelt

Tawnya Chose

Coventry Hill Property Owners Association - In memory of Marvin Thornley

Stacy Dalgarno

Chaney Reel Davis

Renee Deming

Mary-Elise Diedrich

Laura Digges

Natashia Duncan

Valerie Elliott

Liz Fraticelli

John Gallucci

Katherine Gardner - In memory of Marvin Thornley

Lori Gilinsky

Garret Glenn

Russ Green

Michelle Groves

Dian Gustafson

Deborah Hanna

Angie Henderson

Zilda Heusinkveld

Gabrielle Horwege

Charlotte Iliff

Pennie Isbell

Devon Jahn

Barbara Jensen

Leslie Jones

Jack Keesey

Carol Kemhus

Beth Kersens

Janice Krause


Tracy Leatham

Pat Lichen

Vanessa Luo

Sharon Manuel

Marson Trucking, Inc.

Bonnie Marston

Janet McCullough

Claire McKinley Yoder

Jeff Meucci

Eric Mills - In honor of Suzanne Mills

Elizabeth Murphy

Tara Noland

Karen Oehler

Nicole Orr

Christine Overstreet

Michelle Packer

Lindsay Patrick

Julie Peters

Jeannie Peterson

Marketa Pospisil

Laura Queen

Emily Reed

Jennifer Riordan

Denise Rolen

Roof Masters Inc.

Chris Rose

Cynthia Rose

Heidi Rowan

Myranda Rusie

Christine Ryan - In memory of Claire Zahm

Pam Ryan - In honor of Claire Zahm

Jennifer Sackey

Debra Schieber

Marijean Schiele

Kari Schneider-Hille

Carol Short

Molly Smelser

Angela Smith

Justin Sooper

Erika Spooner

Marcia Stanard - In honor of the Religious Education teachers at Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Williamette Falls

Julie Higgins Stein

Randy Stowe

Sheila Sullivan

Jennifer Thompson

Elizabeth Thornton

Thrivent Financial

Karen Walsh

Mary Warren

Annemie Williams

Elisabeth Wolff

Danielle Woodard

Kay Yancey

Erich Zaugg

Terry Zornado

The Clackamas Bookshelf

The Clackamas Bookshelf provides free books to kids in Clackamas County who need them.


Phone: 503-908-3766

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