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Organization or Prison:
Books Through Bars-NYC

Can books be dropped off in person?
No
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
Email us at btb@abcnorio.org with a brief description of your books.
Types of books / materials needed: Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and legal -- no other law books)
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c/o ABC No Rio
Books Through Bars-NYC
btb@abcnorio.org
Pending , NY  Pending

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Name: c/o ABC No Rio
Phone: N/A
Fax:
Email: btb@abcnorio.org
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Organization or Prison:
Books to Prisoners

Can books be dropped off in person?
No
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
N/A
Types of books / materials needed: Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and Law), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry, history, science, true crime and horror. All books are preferred to be paperbacks. Please note, we currently do not send books to California prisons.
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c/o Left Bank Books
Books to Prisoners
92 Pike Street
Seattle , WA  98101

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Name: c/o Left Bank Books
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: bookstoprisoners@cs.com
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Organization or Prison:
Inside Books Project

Can books be dropped off in person?
Yes  Mapquest Link
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
N/A
Types of books / materials needed: Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and Law), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Martial Arts, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry, landscaping books, Health—particularly HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis
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12th Street Books
Inside Books Project
827 W. 12th St.
Austin , TX  78701

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Name: 12th Street Books
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: insidebooksproject@yahoo.com
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Organization or Prison:
Midwest Pages to Prisoners Project

Can books be dropped off in person?
Yes  Mapquest Link
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
N/A
Types of books / materials needed: Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and Law), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Martial Arts, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry, landscaping books, Health—particularly HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis
Send books to:
Geoffrey Hing
Midwest Pages to Prisoners Project
310A S. Washington
Bloomington , IN  47404

Donation Cover Letter
Contact information:
Name: Geoffrey Hing
Phone: 812-339-8710
Fax: N/A
Email: midwestpagestoprionser@yahoo.com
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Organization or Prison:
Prison Book Project

Can books be dropped off in person?
No
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
Currently, we only send books to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Texas. We do not accept hardcover books or textbooks.
Types of books / materials needed: Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Martial Arts, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry, landscaping books, Health—particularly HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis. We do not need legal dictionaries or any other legal books.
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Prison Book Project
Box 396
Amherst , MA  01004

Donation Cover Letter
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Name:
Phone: 413-584-8975 Ext. 208
Fax: N/A
Email: prisonbookproject@riseup.net
 
This is a national program which works with all states.
 
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Organization or Prison:
The Readers Corner

Can books be dropped off in person?
Yes  Mapquest Link
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
N/A
Types of books / materials needed: Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and Law), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Martial Arts, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry, landscaping books, Health—particularly HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis
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Prison Book Program
The Readers Corner
31 Montford Ave.
Ashville , NC  28801

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Name: Prison Book Program
Phone: 828-254-0552
Fax: N/A
Email: prisonbooks31@hotmail.com
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Organization or Prison:
Women's Prison Book Project

Can books be dropped off in person?
No
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
N/A
Types of books / materials needed: Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and Law), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Martial Arts, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry, landscaping books, Health—particularly HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis
Send books to:
c/o Arise Bookstore
Women's Prison Book Project
2441 Lyndale Ave South
Minneapolis , MN  55405

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Contact information:
Name: c/o Arise Bookstore
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: wpbp@prisonactivist.org
 
This is a national program which works with all states.
 
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Organization or Prison:
Internationalist Prison Books Collective

Can books be dropped off in person?
Yes  Mapquest Link
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
We send books to prisoners in AL, MS, and LA. If someone in NC wants to donate money or books that would be helpful too!
Types of books / materials needed: Any types of books needed at this time.
Send books to:
Neal
Internationalist Prison Books Collective
405 west franklin st.
chapel hill , NC  27516

Donation Cover Letter
Contact information:
Name: Neal
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: prisonbooks@gmail.com
 
This is a national program which works with all states.
 
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Organization or Prison:
Prison Book Program

Can books be dropped off in person?
Yes  Mapquest Link
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
Books can be dropped off in person Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 6:30 and 9:00.
Types of books / materials needed: Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and Law), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Martial Arts, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry, landscaping books, Health-particularly HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis
Send books to:

Prison Book Program
1306 Hancock Street, Suite 100
Quincy , MA  02169

Donation Cover Letter
Contact information:
Name:
Phone: 617-423-3298 (no collect calls)
Fax:
Email: info@prisonbookprogram.org
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Organization or Prison:
Portland Books To Prisoners

Can books be dropped off in person?
Yes  Mapquest Link
Specifics for shipping books / comments:
Check website for drop-box locations and mailing nights: www.bookstooregonprisoners.org
Types of books / materials needed: Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and Law), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Martial Arts, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry,
Send books to:
c/o BTOP
Portland Books To Prisoners
POB 11222
Portland , OR  97211

Donation Cover Letter
Contact information:
Name: c/o BTOP
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: pdxbookstoprisoners@riseup.net
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