Frequently Asked Questions

We collect all the books that you have withdrawn from your shelves. We then sell your surplus books online to raise money for both your library and our charity partners.

In most cases our service is completely free of charge.

We take all your surplus books for disposal, to ensure our service is as easy as possible for you. We can also usually arrange for journals to be recycled.

No. Our service is straightforward. It would be helpful to mark books as withdrawn, but we do not require it. Likewise, library labels do not need to be removed.

Yes, we can supply you with our very own Book Rescuer boxes as and when they are required.

Books we collect are sold on several online marketplaces, with a percentage of every book sold being donated to our charity partners. We ensure that any unsaleable books are either donated to charity or responsibly recycled. No books are disposed of in landfill.

It is up to you – we can offer on-demand collections or a regularly scheduled service.

Yes, we offer excellent commission rates to libraries for every book sold. Please contact us for further details.

The Book Rescuers have been assisting libraries with the recycling and disposal of their withdrawn books since 2003. Our professional reputation is built on our excellent service.

Contact us

If you would like to know more about how we can help you with your unwanted books please contact us:

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