Our biggest drive yet…

January 23rd-February 28th

200,000 books

for children in Wake County

Host a Drive

Be a book collection partner and help us collect new and gently read books.

Check out our toolkit for information on how to make your drive a success!


You can make a donation to our book drive that allows us to purchase the perfect books. You can also safely shop our wish lists online and encourage friends to do the same!

Find a Drop Off Location

Bring books in closed bags or boxes to WAKE Up and Read at 1820 Capital Blvd. 
on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10-4pm. Weekend and evening dates TBA soon.  Check the map for collection partners locations, days, and times. Remember to always wear a mask and follow all safety protocols.