Below are some free and low cost ways to encourage reading.

Tips for finding books on a budget

  • Make a trip to the local library and get a library card
  • Find used books at thrift shops, Goodwill and garage or yard sales
  • Swap books with families and friends

Maryland Resources

Maryland Book Bank
1794 Union Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215

Hours of Operation: Wednesday: 3-5pm, Saturday: 9-11am

The Book Thing of Baltimore
3001 Vineyard Lane
Baltimore, MD 21218

Hours of Operation: Open to the public one day a month

National Resources

Area Library Links