Book Box Vending The Book Box Vending machine project was launched in September 2016 and is fueled by community members like you! Created with an initial grant from Better World Books, the Book Box is maintained by the staff and volunteers at the Effingham Public Library. The Book Box dispenses a curated selection of donated books, completely free of charge. No strings attached. We’re excited to see the project grow and hope to reciprocate the generosity of our community.
Locations Book Box #1 is located at Kirby Foods, 101 S Merchant Street. Book Box #2 is located at the Village Square Mall.
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Want to Get Involved? We’re always looking for volunteers. If you’re interested in joining the Book Box team, fill out an application and drop it off at the circulation desk.
Already a Volunteer? Book Box team members can sign in here to view the calendar of Book Box related activities.