Own Books wishes to thank all the volunteers and those who have donated books.



  • Heart of England Community Fund (Lodders)


  • The Henley-in-Arden Community Library



  • Families Warwickshire magazine

        Claire Jones


  • Councillor Clive Holt Worcestershire County Council


  • Viv Levine


  • James of Four Corners, Stratford-upon-Avon​, book shelves

        Four Corners Cabinet Makers




  • Mail Box, Stratford-upon-Avon, labels

         Mail Box website

  • John Latham, Henley-in-Arden Rotary Club

  • Mair Evans, Arts Development Officer, Warwick District Council

  • Sue Gallagher, Councillor Warwick District Council
    Childrens' Champion

  • Willmott Dixon

  • Henley-in-Arden Rotary Club

  • Imagine Book Recycling Shop, Evesham, Worcestershire

  • Warwickshire District Council

  • Angela Barrett FCCA Chartered Accountant at R.S. Botham & Co.

  • Pete Johnson at Johnsons Coaches

  • Sarah Evans, Editor @ Stratford-upon-Avon Herald

  • Dr Amanda Dale, Stratford Cluster Business Manager and
    Consortium Manager

  • Stratford-upon-Avon Town Trust

  • The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust

  • The Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs

  • JPC Henley-in-Arden

  • Alcester Town Council

  • Really Useful Centre, Leamington Spa

  • Smart Start

  • Henley-in-Arden Town Councilors Grants

  • Stratford-upon-Avon Town Councilors Grants

  • Alcester Town Councilors Grants

  • World of Books

  • Jo Boyce
    Own Books would like to thank Jo, a teacher at Courthouse Green School in Coventry, who not only promotes Own Books at her own school but also works hard at another two Coventry Schools, creating an Own Books hub. Thank you Jo!


    Janet Insoll, Sarah Booen, Judith Lindley, Ingrid Stroop, Cynneth Bonanos, Viv Pierce Jones, Jill Chatterly, Dawn Day, Sarah Parker,
    Ian Smith, Kelly Prosser and the volunteers at Henley-in-Arden Community Library.



  • Myton Hospice, Henley-in-Arden


  • Headway, Alcester


  • Acorns, Alcester


  • British Red Cross, Leamington Spa


  • RSPCA Cats & Dogs League, Leamington Spa

  • Action 21 Re-Useful, Leamington Spa


  • Age UK, Studley

  • Primrose Hospice Shop, Studley


  • The Dogs Trust, Shipston-on-Stour

  • Shakespeare Hospice, Stratford-upon-Avon

  • Air Ambulance, Stratford-upon-Avon

  •  Healthy planet Imagine, Evesham

  • Myton Hospice Shop, Coventry

  • Oxfam Bookshop, Leamington Spa


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