Bookshop Santa Cruz’s Holiday Book Drive benefits local public schools!

The 2017 Holiday Book Drive will launch the weekend of November 25th, Small Business Saturday! Stop by Bookshop to do a good deed and support your local schools.

Santa Cruz students are engaged learners but they need books to help them learn about the world around them. Give them the gift of reading this holiday season by supporting the Holiday Book Drive at Bookshop Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz City Schools is once again partnering with Bookshop to gather donations of books for use in school libraries and classrooms. You can contribute to the Holiday Book Drive by purchasing gift cards for school libraries and classrooms, or specific books at a discount to donate. Our book drive runs online and in-store November 24th through December 31st. 

Contributions will be distributed by the Santa Cruz Education Foundation, the Pajaro Valley Unified School District, and the Scotts Valley Educational Foundation to local public schools.

A diverse group of teenagers sitting and standing, all reading books in the Harbor High Library

Once the drive begins, you may make a monetary donation using links at the bottom of the page, or at our cash registers in-store. You may specify which school district your donation will go to, or leave it to local school support to be allocated where it is most needed.

Our public schools can most use monetary donations, so that their librarians and teachers have the greatest flexibility in acquiring the books they need. All schools will receive 20% off the books they purchase with your monetary donation for their classrooms and libraries. However, if you would prefer to donate a specific book to our local schools, you can receive 20% OFF books purchased for the Holiday Book Drive through December 31st, starting on November 24th!

Use the coupon code DONATE in the Shopping Cart screen to apply the 20% Off to all of your book donations. To make sure the donation items are kept separate from other items you are purchasing for yourself, please place a separate order for books that you want to donate. You may indicate a specific school or school district to receive your donation in the Order Comments in the Check-Out Screen of your order, or leave it blank for your donation to be allocated where it is most needed.



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