Impact on Education is collecting new and gently used children’s books for kids ages 0-14 in the Boulder Valley School District. The books collected will be part of the Share-a-Gift Holiday Toy Shop for local families.

When to Donate Books

Books will be collected November 30 through December 14. Gather books and deliver to one of our collection sites at your convenience. 


Where to Donate Books

Drop off your book donations in the designated boxes or bins at one of our drop off sites throughout Boulder County.

Please be respectful and follow our contactless, drop-off policy! Please wear a mask when dropping off books, only place books in designated boxes/bins, and do not knock or ring doorbells.

Business Locations

Please be respectful and follow our contactless, drop-off policy! Please wear a mask when dropping off books and only place books in designated boxes/bins.

To see all drop-off locations on an interactive map, click here.

BusinessAddressBin Location
Impact on Education721 Front Street, Suite A
Louisville, CO 80027
Outside office door
Meadowlark School2300 Meadow Sweet Lane
Erie, CO 80516
Inside front door of school
BVSD Education Center6500 Arapahoe Road
Boulder, CO 80303
Coming soon!
WOW! Children’s Museum110 N Harrison Ave
Lafayette, CO 80026
Coming soon!

Contactless Drop-off Locations

Please be respectful and follow our contactless, drop-off policy! Please wear a mask when dropping off books, only place books in designated boxes/bins, and do not knock or ring doorbells.

To see all drop-off locations on an interactive map, click here.

RegionAddressBin Location
Louisville115 Aline StreetFront porch
Louisville550 Grant AvenueFront porch
East Boulder4900 Qualla DriveFront porch
East Boulder1548 Old Tale RoadFront porch
Central Boulder1701 Bluff StreetFront porch
South Boulder3495 Everett DriveFront porch
North Boulder3034 7th StreetFront porch
North Boulder3620 Catalpa WayFront porch
Niwot8562 Monte Vista AvenueFront porch
Gunbarrel7881 Grasmere DriveFront porch

What Books to Donate

Please only donate new or gently used children’s books appropriate for ages 0-14 (infants all the way to teenagers!). These can be:

  • fiction or nonfiction books
  • board books
  • paperback books
  • hardcover books

What Not to Donate

  • heavily damaged books (with broken bindings, missing pages, writing in the book, soiled or musty), 
  • reference books (encyclopedias, manuals, textbooks, study guides/workbooks), 
  • religious books (including those reflecting religious holidays), 
  • CD’s or DVD’s,
  • Pop-up books or books with easily damaged, pull-out features

Need more information or want to help us collect books?

Reach out to Jen with any questions or to sign up as a collection site.

Thank you for donating books to Boulder Valley students and families this holiday season!

Connect with Us

info@impactoneducation.org
Phone: 303.524.3865

Impact on Education
721 Front Street, Suite A
Louisville, CO 80027

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