Donate to Us

 

We need your support and contribution in fulfilling our mission of expanding access to books and promoting thinking through reading. We are working towards sustaining and building more libraries that are free and open to all, in Delhi and beyond. This not only requires commitment from our volunteers and collaborators, but also monetary contribution to run and maintain the libraries, by recruiting staff, buying books and running our programmes.

 

We welcome donations in any amount but your pledge to become an annual donor will free us up from fundraising so that we can do what we do best - putting books in the hands of people!

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You can make your cheque in favour of 'The Community Library Project' and mail it to us at:

The Community Library Project

Ramditti J R Narang Deepalaya Learning Center

B 65 Panchsheel Vihar

(behind Triveni Commercial Complex)

Sheikh Sarai Phase 1

New Delhi 110017

 

or, Transfer your contribution to

Account Name : THE COMMUNITY LIBRARY PROJECT

Account Number : 50200026997804

Bank and Branch : HDFC, Sector -18, Noida

IFSC Code: HDFC0000088

 

We welcome donations of books. If they are used books, please donate only those that are in mint condition. The energy spent in collecting used books and cataloguing and finally shelving them is justified only if the book is in good condition and with a long life ahead of it. If you are interested in donating new books, please reach out to us for a list of books we need. You may also send us books from our Amazon wish listhttps://www.amazon.in/gp/registry/wishlist/2UCHAB2J02AKP

 

Our greatest need is for children's books in Hindi. We also accept books for adults. We are glad to receive Hindi, Urdu and English books, fiction and non-fiction. Non fiction books should be relatively recent, i.e. not outdated. We do not accept textbooks, workbooks and encyclopaedia sets.

 

Donated children's books will be used in our library or sent elsewhere in the country to other free libraries that are part of the library movement. To date we have sent thousand of books to libraries from Kargil to Thiruvananthapuram and from Ahmedabad to Imphal. Your donation of books for adults may find their way to our or other libraries. They may also be used for fundraising activities like our Our Great Book Giveaway events where donors are thanked with gifts of books. Please donate your books to us if you have no objection to their being used in fundraising.

Note: We are in the process of applying for 80G certificate and cannot confirm that we will be able to provide a tax exempt receipt this year.

 

If you have any queries regarding donations, please do get in touch with Ritika Puri/Arti Malik, via email - booksforthepeopledelhi@gmail.com,
or Phone - +91 9871193204/+91 9871451216.