Jersey City Free Books provides something to read without cost, obligation, registration or indoctrination.

Donate at the Jersey City Free Books GoFundMe Page.

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Jersey City Free Books popup table

Jersey City Free Books
297 Griffith St, Jersey City 07307
(Just off of Kennedy Blvd. in the Jersey City Heights)

The shop hours are listed at the Main Page of the Web Site.

JerseyCityFreeBooks@gmail.com

http://JerseyCityFreeBooks.com

Only able to serve the community through donations, Jersey City Free Books has always depended on the kindness of friends.

Donate books and other ways to help Jersey City Free Books!

Students and other serious readers in your community urgently need these books: solid recent fiction and non-fiction, including text books less than three years old. Literary classics are always welcome. Children’s titles and books of all types in languages other than English are great, too.

You can donate quality books at 297 Griffith Street, Jersey City, NJ 07307 during the hours listed at the Main Page of the Web Site.

We can’t take damaged books, encyclopedias or text / computer books more than a couple of years old. Audio or video tapes also can’t be used. We currently can’t accept any more mysteries, thrillers, or Romances. Comic books, graphic novels and some hobby magazines are OK, but in general we cannot take mass market periodicals. Any normal wear and library books are fine. Books with water damage, mildew, missing covers / pages or badly stained will not be accepted. We are not able to pick up books.

Jersey City Free Books operates on the basis of from each according to ability, to each according to need. There is no requirement to donate books. If you have quality books that are not being used — especially those scheduled to be discarded — it would be great if you shared them with others.

Cash donations are not requested and will not be accepted.

Jersey City Free Books provides something to read without cost, obligation, registration or indoctrination; everyone is welcome to take items for reasonable personal use. If you represent a charity or an institution, please communicate that.

Though we are located in Jersey City, there definitely is no residency requirement to receive or to give books.

As books are constantly arriving and then finding new homes, there is no inventory list. Jersey City Free Books cannot reserve, search, hold or send personal alerts concerning a particular title. Books are obtained by visiting the shop and on the basis of first come, first served.

If you have any questions, email JerseyCityFreeBooks@gmail.com email address.

Reading frenzy at Jersey City Free Books!

Reading frenzy at Jersey City Free Books!

Published by

Anthony Olszewski

Anthony Olszewski has written on a wide variety of topics: cage birds, tropical fish, popular culture, the poetry of Amiri Baraka and a chapter on genetics for a veterinary text book, as a small sample. He worked as an editor at a magazine produced by TFH, the world's largest publisher of pet books. Anthony Olszewski is the author of a booklet on Hudson County history, Hudson County Facts, and a book of short stories, Second Thief, Best Thief, that are sold on Amazon. Anthony Olszewski established PETCRAFT.com in 1996. A pioneer on the Web, the Site continues to provide unique information on a range of companion animals, focusing on birds and fish. As a community service, he operates Jersey City Free Books. Anthony Olszewski was born in Jersey City, NJ (Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital, 1956) and is a member of Mensa.

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