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The Book Thing of Baltimore

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Do you like books? Do you like Free as a price?

First of all, you just will not believe that in today's society there is a place for book readers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Severn, Maryland
The Book Thing - did I mention they are free!!!

Huge selection but do not go expecting to find a specific title. Go with an open mind. The books... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, you just will not believe that in today's society there is a place for book readers to share their reading experiences, all for free! Yup that is what I said, "FREE"! The Book Thing is such an unbelievable and fantastic resource for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CaptainJWcourt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge selection but do not go expecting to find a specific title. Go with an open mind. The books are donations but you are also certain to find something you'll love. Recycling books, what a great idea!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank riprock123
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I can't believe this place!!! Shelves lined with books, and they are free!! Books about every subject. The building was hot but it was worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AmyMartin35
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This is such a wonderful resource for everyone. This is a free library and is open to all to use. If you like to read, this is your place to get free books. It is only open on Saturday or Sunday. This past weekend, we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lpMaggi713
Reviewed August 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed August 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank iowavisitor2015
Reviewed August 4, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank organicprof
Reviewed July 7, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank msmariej
Reviewed June 16, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nancy P
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