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Organization or Prison: Books Through Bars-NYC

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Email us at btb@abcnorio.org with a brief description of your books.
Types of books or materials needed:
Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and legal -- no other law books
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
c/o ABC No Rio
Address:
NY
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Organization or Prison: Books Thru Bars of Ithaca

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Drop of books during business hours. Currently, we only send books only to Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.
Types of books or materials needed:
We need dictionaries, legal text books, pre-college text books, black fiction and non-fiction, handbooks for the trades, how to start a business, and westerns.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
c/o Autumn Leaves Bookstore
Address:
2nd Floor, Autumn Leaves Book Store
115 The Commons
Ithaca, NY 14850
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Organization or Prison: Books to Prisoners

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Donation Cover Letter
Types of books or 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.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
c/o Left Bank Books
Address:
92 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
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Organization or Prison: California Institution for Women

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
You can ship directly to CIW by putting Attention: Library- Donations. If you live in the area and want to drop books off, please fill out a donation form. You can fill it out over the phone by calling 909-597-1771 x7384. Books will be used in the Main Library, as well as the Restricted Units and classrooms.
Types of books or materials needed:
Any types of books. Best-sellers, Wiccan, Astrology, Drawing books, joke books, Mystery, Humor, Spanish, Dictionaries, books in other languages, books on tape or cd, music cds, Reference books, phone books for anywhere, True Crime , vampire books, Romance,Christian Fiction, etc. They ladies love authors like Ann Rule, Anne Rice, Danielle Steele, J.D. Robb, Nora Roberts, James Patterson, Janet Evanovich, Linda Howard, V.C. Andrews, J.K. Rowling, Stephanie Meyers, Joyce Meyers, and anything Oprah talks about!
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
J. Sage
Address:
California Institution for Women
16756 Chino-Corona Road
Corona, CA 92880
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Organization or Prison: CCA Davis Correctional Facility

Types of books or materials needed:
Books in Spanish, reference materials, Westerns, True Crime,
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
McKalee Weidner
Address:
CCA Davis Correctional Facility
6888 East 133rd Road
Holdenville, OK 74848
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Organization or Prison: CDC&R Mule Creek State Prison

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Please complete Authorization to Accept Gifts/Donations Form, which can be obtained by calling the phone number below. The books will be used on all four yards in libraries, book carts, and classrooms for literacy.
Types of books or materials needed:
Paperback leisure reading books, science fiction, westerns, mystery, fantasy, suspense.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Virginia Fair Amitani
Address:
CDC&R Mule Creek State Prison
4001 Highway 104/PO Box 409099
Ione, CA 95640
Fax:
209-274-5904
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Organization or Prison: DC Books to Prisoners

Types of books or 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
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
c/o The Quixote Center
Address:
DC Books to Prisoners
3502 Barnum Street
Brentwood, MD 20722-1346
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Organization or Prison: Florence Crane Correctional Facility

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Books cannot be wired bound and cannot contain CD-ROMs.
Types of books or materials needed:
Science, History, Geography, Self-Help, Pop Psychology, Career, Business, popular Fiction, College textbooks
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Mary Gray
Address:
Florence Crane Correctional Facility
38 Fourth Street
Coldwater, MI 49036
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Organization or Prison: Groundwork Books

Types of books or 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
In-person drop-off available:
No
Address:
Groundwork Books
0323 Student Center
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Organization or Prison: Hawaii Community Correctional Center

Types of books or materials needed:
Fiction, Non-Fiction, Dictionaries (paperback,) and other types of reference materials.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Bruce Sakamoto, Education Unit
Address:
Bruce Sakamoto, Education Unit Hawaii Community Correctional Center
60 Punahele Street
Hilo, HI 96720
Fax:
808-933-0425
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