Donate Books

Interested in donating books? 

Click here for our guidelines .

Upcoming Book Donation Dates:

Sat, Oct 23 and Nov 6 & 20

11:00 am - 2:30 pm 

Bags & boxes of books can be left in our gated driveway on the wooden pallets provided.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”

- Dr. Seuss

Become a Supporter

2020 Corporate / Foundation Donors

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Carol McPherson and Gerry Egan 

   Children's Charity

The Alistair and Jennifer Murray Foundation

Cadillac Fairview

Dawn Tattle via The Aqueduct Foundation

The Lewis Cohen Family Foundation

The McLean Foundation

The Mariano Elia Foundation

BMO Financial Group

The TD Ready Commitment

The Newall Family Foundation

The Aubrey and Marla Dan Foundation

The Balsam Foundation

John and Marian Taylor Family Foundation

The Cutten Foundation


JP Bickell Foundation

The Lawrence Schafer Foundation

Weppler Family Foundation

Yeshivas Limudei Hashen Society

The MacDonald Griffin Charitable Foundation


Beyond Media Digital

John and Jocelyn Barford Family Foundation

Manitou Investments

The Barrett Family Foundation

The Betty Averbach Foundation

The Bickle-Wilder Foundation

The Vine Agency

The Toronto Foundation - Estate Donation

Canada Summer Jobs (Government of Canada)

Toronto Arts Council

United Way


For their special in-kind support:

Martin Merry & Reid Limited


Scholastic Canada

Indigo's Love of Reading Children's Fund

Sputnik Design Partners

2020 Holiday Auction – auction item donors 

   for their generous support

Katy Dockrill for the use of her amazing artwork

Thank you to our 3rd party contributions facilitators

Benevity Funds


United Way


A special thank you to our Monthly Donors

There are different ways you can show your financial support to The Children’s Book Bank. Click below to become a monthly donor or to make a one-time donation.

For sponsorship opportunities please contact Mary Ladky at mary.ladky@childrensbookbank.com

Thank you to all those who have made a financial donation to The Children's Book Bank.


Become a Volunteer

Our volunteers are an essential part of Book Bank operations. With over 50 volunteers working with us per year and a paid staff of seven, we truly couldn’t do what we do without them. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please review the following requirements and responsibilities of Book Bank volunteers.

 Volunteer Requirements

Volunteers must:

  • Be 16 or older

  • Be available at least 2-3 hours per week, for a period of at least one year

  • Be able to successfully complete a Vulnerable Sector Check

  • Have an interest in/ experience with working with children, engaging in social justice causes, having knowledge of children’s literature, and working in a retail environment

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 Volunteer Responsibilities

Volunteers will be asked to perform the following tasks as volunteers at the Book Bank:

  • Engage with customers and be able to provide advice and assistance with regards to children’s literature

  • Maintain a tidy storefront environment (stocking shelves, creating displays, sweeping, dusting, etc.)

  • Read to children as part of Storytimes for Students and other storefront programs

  • Sort and organize book donations


Interested in a different kind of volunteer opportunity outside the storefront? (Database management, marketing, fundraising, social media management, etc.) Please contact Loribeth Gregg at loribeth.gregg@childrensbookbank.com

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