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The Book Thing

Yelp Rating - 4.8 stars
182 reviews onYelp logo
(410) 662-5631
Location3001 Vineyard Ln, Baltimore, MD

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updated: June 10, 2024
Year Established1999
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Carolyn C.
Yelp Rating - 5 stars11/02/2023
The mission: "To put unwanted books into the hands of those who want them." I adore The Book Thing. I have been a loyal monthly patron and will continue to... read review
Raghavi A.
Yelp Rating - 5 stars04/09/2023
I'm thrilled that my friend introduced me to the wonder that is The Book Thing! (K - if you're reading this, thank you!) I visited for the second time this... read review
Jody C.
Yelp Rating - 2 stars06/08/2023
5 stars for FREE books!! Issues though... 1. Parking is terrible. There's a huge lot, why can't people park there? 2. While other businesses are open to... read review

Business Description

The Book Thing located in Baltimore, MD 21218 is a treasure trove of books for any book lover. This bookstore is not your typical bookstore, it operates as a nonprofit organization and all of the books are free. That's right, free books! The Book Thing has an amazing selection of books ranging from fiction, non-fiction, young adult, children's books, and much more.

The atmosphere at The Book Thing is cozy and welcoming, making it the perfect place to spend hours browsing the shelves for your next read. The staff at The Book Thing are friendly and knowledgeable, always willing to help guide you in the right direction or offer suggestions for what to read next.

The Book Thing is a community-focused business that has been serving the Baltimore area for many years. Their mission is to make books accessible to everyone, regardless of their financial situation. The Book Thing is entirely donation-based, which allows them to keep their doors open and provide free books to the community.

The Book Thing is not just a bookstore, it's a community space. They often host events and book drives to support local schools and organizations. The Book Thing is a place where people come together to share their love for reading and connect with others who share the same passion.

Visiting The Book Thing is an experience that should not be missed. It's a place where you can get lost in the pages of a good book, discover new authors, and meet fellow book lovers. Whether you're a longtime resident of Baltimore or just passing through, The Book Thing is a must-visit destination for anyone who loves books.

Gift Ideas for The Book Thing

For book lovers, there's no better gift than a good book. And at The Book Thing in Baltimore, MD 21218, gift-giving just got a whole lot easier. With their vast collection of free books, you're sure to find the perfect gift for that special someone in your life.

For the fiction lover, consider gifting a classic novel like "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee or "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Or, for someone who enjoys something a little more contemporary, consider a bestselling novel like "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens or "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah.

If non-fiction is more their style, The Book Thing has a wide selection of options to choose from. For history buffs, consider "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown or "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand. For those interested in science or technology, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot or "The Innovators" by Walter Isaacson are great choices.

For children, The Book Thing has an incredible selection of picture books, chapter books, and young adult novels. Classics like "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White or "The Chronicles of Narnia" by C.S. Lewis are sure to be treasured for years to come. For younger children, consider a beautifully illustrated picture book like "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein or "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak.

No matter what kind of book you're looking for, The Book Thing has something for everyone. And with their commitment to making books accessible to all, you can feel good about giving a gift that gives back to the community. So why not give the gift of a good book from The Book Thing this holiday season? It's sure to bring joy to any book lover's heart.

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