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The Book Thing of Baltimore

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The Book Thing of Baltimore was established in 1999 as a way to get books in the hands of the less... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark G
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Catonsville, Maryland
Excellent selection of Books

It is easy to drive to, but parking can be a problem, so many books to choose from so take a bag/or... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
marytime2016
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Book Thing of Baltimore was established in 1999 as a way to get books in the hands of the less fortunate for free and has grown to a collection of over 200,000 books. I was there to donate approximately 300 books from my mothers...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is easy to drive to, but parking can be a problem, so many books to choose from so take a bag/or container to put the books in that you plan on taking home. Early morning is the best time to go, earlier the better....More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Wonderful gift to the community operated by dedicated volunteers. Free books of every description, especially novels. But sections for children, history, gardening, humor, classics, in fact almost everything you can think of. We get there a few times yearly, bring the books we've read, and...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

About twice a year we gather all our unneeded books at home and donate them to The Book Thing. We try not to walk out with as many free books as we donated (after all, the idea is to clear space in the house), but...More

Thank organicprof
Reviewed 8 July 2018

If you love books this is the place for you! I have 3 children and we all love to read, and its hard to keep books in the budget with so many other expenses. But Book Thing of Baltimore allows us to not only get...More

Thank MsMarie J
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Free books...what could be better? The Book Thing has thousands of books and they are all free! You are encouraged to be greedy. People from all over the Baltimore area donate the books...everything from picture books to cookbooks to fiction. There's a large selection of...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We are SO VERY LUCKY to be blessed with this INCREDIBLE place here in Baltimore!! Yes, it's a warehouse looking building back behind other buildings! Yes, it's safe! Yes, it's slightly disorganized, that's the thrill of it all! Yes, it's free! Yes, they have thousands...More

Thank VampireNanny
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We drove over to the store but decided not to go in. Not being local enough to know the area, it didn't look very safe, so we drove on. I would love to here a local's take on the neighborhood.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place! Wanted to check it out, maybe get one book (I'm downsizing soon; I shouldn't be getting more stuff). I left with 16 books.

Thank cpriser
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Hooray! The Book Thing has reopened after their devasting fire last year, and we are thrilled. Our sincere thanks to all of those volunteers who spent countless hours rebuilding and restocking and making it better than ever. The rooms are colored coordinated with maps indicating...More

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