Provides a list of prisons that accept books. Please send books directly to the prison.
Collects, processes, and hand picks titles for used book distribution to prison libraries around the country
Check website for current needs, but usually trade skills, puzzle books, dictionaries, instructional art, etc.
Books to Prisoners is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that mails free books to incarcerated individuals across the United States.
An all-volunteer group that distributes paperback books free of charge to incarcerated people nationwide, focusing on all women and trans/non-binary people.
An organization that assists correctional libraries by sending books
Based in Austin, TX. Most in need of dictionaries, African American Studies, graphic novels, books on the trades, test prep, games and puzzles, writing resources, etc.
Seeking softcover English dictionaries, almanacs,books in Spanish for native speakers, LGBTQ materials, contemporary fiction,or funds to help with distribution costs.
Accepts book donations by mail, but strongly encourages considering donating books to one of its sister “books to prisoners” programs (linked on their website) that may be geographically closer.
An organization located in Urbana, Il that sends books to incarcerated individuals.
Since 1994, the Women’s Prison Book Project (WPBP) has provided women and transgender persons in prison with free reading materials covering a wide range of topics from law and education (dictionaries, GED, etc.) to fiction, politics, history, and women’s health.
Needing to look up a price for a book? AbeBooks is a possible site to help you locate a price of a used/new book. This is an alternative to Amazon.