News 2017-11-29T16:33:08+00:00


We were delighted to receive the following letter recently - it comes from the Deputy Head Teacher of the Katiyo Sacred Heart Primary School in Zimbabwe. This is what she wrote: "We are extremely grateful for the ten boxes of quality and graded library books you donated to our school. Sincerely speaking, your generosity really means so much to me, but even more to Katiyo Sacred

March 21st, 2018|News|


Congratulations to founder members Betty Tait and Katy Scott, and to Kathleen Thomson, who between them have clocked up almost 90 years of volunteering at Books Abroad. Betty (left), Katy (middle) and Kathleen (right) were each presented with a card, certificate and flowers at the BA Christmas Lunch in December in recognition of their long service and commitment to the work of BA. Well done to all

January 11th, 2018|News|


Our 35th anniversary raffle was drawn on Saturday 16th December 2017 at The Spotty Bag Shop in Banff. The top three prizes went to Anna Kelly, Turriff (£250 voucher for The Spotty Bag Shop), Sandy Stewart, Fordyce (£250 voucher for Banff Springs Hotel) and Cilla Crockett, Cullen (Golf for 4 at Duff House Royal). Congratulations to them and to the other winners, and thanks to all

January 5th, 2018|News|

Books Abroad Celebrates 35 Years!

Books Abroad, based in Rhynie by Huntly is celebrating 35 years of operation this year. The charity, established in 1982, aspires to support education in developing countries worldwide by redistributing carefully chosen, second hand books. Supported by a team of enthusiastic trustees and volunteers, the charity has grown considerably over the past 35 years and to date has sent over 3 million books abroad to more than 2300 educational

November 29th, 2017|News|

Books Abroad Raffle Tickets Now Available

Have you got your Books Abroad fundraising raffle ticket yet? We have lots of fabulous prizes available, including the chance to win a £250 voucher for The Spotty Bag Shop in Banff, £250 voucher from The Banff Springs Hotel, Golf for 4, plus much more. To buy your tickets, please call into the Books Abraod Office in Rhynie, ask a volunteer, or send a cheque payable to Books Abroad SCIO

October 31st, 2017|News|