Bringing the School Library to Life

The Bookery sets up and supports functioning school libraries across South Africa in order to significantly improve literacy and numeracy levels. There are three main ways you can support us in our work:


1) Donate funds online

Any monetary donation towards our everyday operations enables us to continue doing our work. Please consider donating using one the following methods:

Follow the link below to make a secure payment via PayFast. Visit its website for information on its various payment methods.

PayFast processes:  






Online bank transfer 

Bank Standard Bank
Bank account holder The Library Project Trust
Account number 070557128
Branch code 051001

2) Free your books 

Stop by The Bookery to drop off books you no longer use and give them a new lease of life.  We only accept suitable children's books in good condition for primary and high school learners. Please no old or worn books, fiction that is too adult, inappropriate non-fiction or textbooks that go out-of-date quickly.


3) Volunteer your time 

If you would like to spend a few hours covering, sorting, classifying or cataloguing books, please stop by anytime. We are usually open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, but give us a call (0214614189) beforehand in case we're out.