"New to you" curriculum and resources!

The Bookshelf at Esther's Place accepts donations of new or gently used educational resources and materials for home educating families. We accept the following:

  • curriculum or other elementary and high school instructional materials

  • Classic Literature, Living Books, novels published before 1975, biographies, autobiographies

  • nonfiction illustrated picture books

  • Bob Books, Usborne phonics readers, vintage classroom readers

  • books or other media specific to Christian parenting, godly marriage, child development, or home education

  • small educational toys, manipulatives, and educational tools (clean, working, and complete sets)

Not accepted:

  • large toys, games or puzzles 

  • college text books 

  • leveled or "easy" readers or trade books published after 1975

How do I donate?

Items can be dropped off at our donation site Hopkins, MN at scheduled drop times. Scheduled drop times will be shared on Facebook and in the monthly newsletter. Email with questions.