The Book Worm Angels program at Open Books provides free books for in-classroom lending libraries or book grants to K-12 educators and nonprofit groups across Chicago.
Book Worm Angels
The Book Worm Angels program at Open Books donates in-classroom lending libraries, grants of children’s books, and reading resource materials to schools and nonprofit partners across Chicago for students to enjoy and share with their families.


Request Books
Request Books

To apply for books from the Book Worm Angels program, just fill out the form below.

Thanks so much to all of you who have requested books for your students! We have reached our capacity for delivering books this school year. However, if you can arrange to pick up your books at our Pilsen warehouse (open Wed-Sat, 10am-4pm), we'll be happy to put together a grant for you.
Email Address:
What kind of books are you looking for? In-classroom lending library
Book grant
How do you work with students? I am a K-12 educator
I work at a nonprofit organization
Name of school or nonprofit organization:
How many students do you need books for?
What grade/reading levels, approximately, should the books be for?
Any other questions or comments?


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