Register to Receive Books

Receive Books

First Book empowers educators with an unprecedented choice of high quality books and materials.

Our resources help to:

  • Elevate the quality of literacy programs.
  • Register NowEnrich the learning experience for children in need.
  • Enable teachers to create new curricula.
  • Impart a love of reading to children.

If you’re an educator or program administrator, and at least 70 percent of the children in your program come from low-income families, we can help.

Eligible programs receive access to the:

  • First Book Marketplace offering new books at 50 to 90 percent off retail prices
  • First Book National Book Bank offering free books (pay only for shipping typically at 55 to 75 cents a book)
  • Book grants through First Book’s local Advisory Boards

To access these resources, complete our simple online registration (It only takes a few minutes).

Eligibility Questions? We can help!

Recipient Resource Center

Already registered? First Book offers tips and tools for programs that have registered to receive books in their communities.
Recipient Resource Center

Local Advisory Board Grants

Community-level grants from First Book Advisory Boards enable those programs that serve at least 80 percent of the children are from low-income families to receive free books.
Working with Advisory Boards


First Book works with Round the Clock to provide the center and its students with new books and educational resources.
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