Get Books

I am extremely grateful for the Children’s Book Project! There is no way I could have stocked my classroom library with such diverse, challenging, and leveled books without the Children’s Book Project. In addition, their open doors and hearts inspire me every time I visit. Thank you!
Rachel R.


Book Site

Staff of organizations serving low income children are welcome to make an appointment to get free books for infants through teens at our Book Bank.

  • You may arrive anytime during Open Hours on your confirmed appointment date. 
  • Each client must book their own appointment to Get Books.
  • All appointments are subject to review for eligibility for our services.
  • Same day appointments may become available as colleagues cancel or reschedule.

After booking: You’ll receive an immediate confirmation via email, and then two reminders — one a week in advance, and another three days before your appointment.

  • If you didn’t receive a auto confirmation: check that you completed booking your reservation, typed in your correct email address, or look in your junk folder.
  • If you can’t make it to your appointmenr, click cancel or reschedule—it’s easy, and really helps us and your colleagues who need to get books!
  • We update our procedures occasionally; always review your confirmation instructions before each visit.

Know before you go: Properly fitted face masks required inside the Book Bank. We will supply one if you don’t have your own.

Note to Parents & Guardians: The Book Bank does not serve individual families. Please invite staff of organizations that serve your children — their educators, nurses, doctors, social workers, and other providers — to make an appointment to Get Books for your children and their programs.


2166 Palou Avenue, San Francisco 

Ample free parking and conveniently located near Highways 101 and 280—just a block away from SCRAP!

Class Sets

We have a variety of titles in sets for classroom use. See our current inventory here, and contact us to confirm availability.