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The Book Thing of Baltimore

3001 Vineyard Ln, Baltimore, MD 21218-3941
+1 410-662-5631
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Wonderful place! Wanted to check it out, maybe get one book (I'm downsizing soon; I shouldn't be... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
cpriser
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Maryland
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Now Open - Free Library for All!

Hooray! The Book Thing has reopened after their devasting fire last year, and we are thrilled. Our... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Maggi713
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Baltimore, Maryland
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28 Feb 2018
“Ali Baba's Cave!”
5 Nov 2017
“Now Open - Free Library for All!”
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3001 Vineyard Ln, Baltimore, MD 21218-3941
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place! Wanted to check it out, maybe get one book (I'm downsizing soon; I shouldn't be getting more stuff). I left with 16 books.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Hooray! The Book Thing has reopened after their devasting fire last year, and we are thrilled. Our sincere thanks to all of those volunteers who spent countless hours rebuilding and restocking and making it better than ever. The rooms are colored coordinated with maps indicating...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Book Thing has just reopened after a fire about a year and a half ago. It has been redone and is very nice but what is important is that the wonderful atmosphere has stayed the same. I was there soon after their reopening and...More

Thank Diane D
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

It is not just about the awesome opportunity to obtain free books, but it is about the great findings and treasures you may find for all ages.

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Reviewed 27 January 2016

The Book Thing is a 7000 square foot building, actually bigger than a lot of book stores, that has thousands of books and they are all FREE. Started by a couple of teachers and a 'bibliophile bartender', the book thing survives on donations of money,...More

Thank George L
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Someone told me that the location looked shady, but personally, I didn't think so. It is tucked behind a few stores and you enter through the back. There was plenty of parking when I went. When I walked in I saw a small room with...More

Thank DaveMackey
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

See title. That's basically all you need to know - stacks and stacks of semi-organized books. It might take you some time, but you WILL find books that are on your "to-read" list. I've found at least five.

Thank shall001
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

Books...for free! How can you beat that? It was actually quite larger than I expected. They have lots of books covering lots of topics. I would have gone home with more if we weren't flying. If I had a place like this in my hometown...More

Thank TheBoss99
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

If you enjoy getting lost in shelves upon shelves of new and old books from all genres, this place is for you. They accept donations in the forms of books only (so if you have any that you don't use lying around, bring them!), and...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2014

If you get there early in the morning and rush to Russell's recommendation, you can find some great books. If you want to get free books and get rid of books, go to the Book Thing.

Thank Joyce19561111
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