Help everyone improve their day with a free book they can read, review then give away.

Get and Give FREE BOOKS and Make Your Own Trust Library in Minutes plus share the locations of Trust Libraries on our map so anyone can find and use them.

1. Want a FREE book to read, review then give away? Donate to (so we can recycle books from Charity Shops to give away for free to others) and we will give you free books. Join us in the Gift economy where everyone wins. 2. Have you ever seen a few books left for anyone to take in a bar or waiting room? Share the location on our map so that everyone can use that Trust Library. Search for your local Trust Library here and make your own. 3. Help hundreds of people in minutes by getting the DIY Trust Library pack and volunteering or building your own. 4. Enhance any building by requesting we install a FREE Trust Library. Every School, Hospital, Hall and Shop could have one. If you want a Trust Library in your community ask us to send your community leader free books by donating. Lets work together to create, record and share where to find free books so that anyone can FIND the Trust Libraries and then give and get FREE books.

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 16 Comments- Add comment | Back to Home Written on 21-Dec-2012 by WhymanDesign Setup Guidance

Thanks for looking into how to make your own FREE Trust Library. The aim is to help others get free books and then give them away so that we can all easily help each other have a nicer day! The key is to make the Library easy to spot using the most accessibly location while making the library look as stylish as possible using the resources you have. For starters we have created the website with documents to download to make it as easy as possible for you to improve your neighbourhood by creating a trust library. The best part is that you can make it however you want and show others what you made here. So to help you here are some pointers (essentially put books in boxes with posters and list the location on

List yourself on the Volunteers page and then to chat with other volunteers to get the latest advice.

List your name & what you can 1. GIVE 2. WANT 3. Email Contact 4. Your Donation 5. Suggestions

EG I would put this...Ed Whyman

1. I want to volunteer and will promote this site on Facebook/Twitter

2. I want to make exciting collaborative artworks using recycled material.


4. I have subscribed to donate £9 a month and have set up a trust library using my unwanted books.

5. Add other things you want:)

6. I also can provide art to display in the shops. examples at at

Book Stamp Design (text to use to stamp every book that goes through the Library)

You can create & get free stamps and postcards/T-shirts from

FREE BOOK Read/Review/Draw/Give & Donate rate__/99 write review....


Please list the location of the Trust Library you are looking to make on the website and when it is made please take pictures and video's and link to it from the relevant Town page. (If no town page exists ask for one by commenting on the page.)

Social Sites (Facebook/twitter...)

As a volunteer you can get feedback on what you are doing on Facebook and Twitter by joining this group and follow or use this #WEBiversity

Build your Library

Find a location and stick up the posters and signs there and around town so that others know where to go to find your library. Use recycled material such as cardboard boxes and modify/improve them by sticking posters on or painting them. Then put as many unwanted books as you can collect (after stamping them with the stamp

Get books

Use the people you already know to get books. Friends/family/collogues are the best contacts. At least one should know someone who is getting rid of books. If that is not successful then either call or walk in to your local charity shops and ask them if you can take any books that they can not sell away in exchange for a donation (You can get a lot of books for under £10 and if you can not afford that contact us and we can help). or similar sites will give you the contact details for your local charity shops.

Book Review Information (post at )

Please list the books below in this order

1. Location found

2. Who you gave the book to (or will give to)

3. Book Name

4. Your Review

5. Link to the book review from

6. Your contact details (hear about when free books are given away in your local area by subscribing to our newsletter and follow us at

For a real example...

Ed Whyman

1. I found a book at the British Library.

2. I gave it to my Grand Mother!

3. Book Name: The Power Of Now.

4. I rate it 9/10 Great explanation of how everyone can make their life great by enjoying living now and combating unnecessary worrying.


6. Contact me at

Frequently Asked Questions

List all questions or suggestions on the Volunteers page

Future Development

We are looking for Train Stations, Tube Stations, Airports, Ports, Libraries, Hostel, Hotel, Charity Shops where we can give free books away with you. We are also looking at the best way to distribute the free books using existing transport infrastructure so that we can add value to your services. Do you have a Bus, Lorry, Train, Plane that has spare space that we can use to install a FREE Trust Library in your area?

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