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Organization or Prison: High Desert State Prison

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Inmate must have pre-approval from prison to receive any books. Prisoner can request specific books. Send books to prison address, addressed to prisoner. Include prisoner's identification number.
Types of books or materials needed:
Educational books, recovery books, How-To books re: music, computer, work with hands. James Patterson mysteries and other comparable authors.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Warden
Address:
High Desert State Prison
PO Box 650
Indian Springs, NV 89070
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Organization or Prison: Hispanic Heritage Organization

Types of books or materials needed:
Books in Spanish- Mexican, Puerto Rican, Latin American or South American history, politics and culture- Thesauruses- and Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English). We would also welcome any video tapes on VHS tape geared towards the Hispanic population, the culture, language and history of this group.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Address:
Hispanic Heritage Organization GMCF
PO Box 51
Comstock, NY 12821
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Organization or Prison: Inside Books Project

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:
12th Street Books
Address:
12th Street Books
827 W. 12th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Organization or Prison: Internationalist Prison Books Collective

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 or materials needed:
Any types of books needed at this time.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Neal
Address:
Internationalist Prison Books Collective
405 West Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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Organization or Prison: Iowa State Penitentiary

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
We greatly appreciate any help you can provide our inmates.
Types of books or materials needed:
Fiction, Non-fiction
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
ISP Chapel
Address:
Iowa State Penitentiary
PO Box 316
Ft. Madison, IA 52627
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Organization or Prison: Kentucky State Penitentiary (Library)

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Kentucky State Penitentiary 266 Water Street Eddyville KY. 42038 Attention David Beck
Types of books or materials needed:
Fiction, Mystery, Nonfiction, Science Fiction, Suspence, Classics and History. NO ROMANCE NOVELS NEEDED
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
David Beck
Address:
David Beck Kentucky State Penitentiary (Library)
266 Water Street
Eddyville, KY 42038
Fax:
270-388-9258
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Organization or Prison: Kern Valley State Prison

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Books may be shipped or dropped off in person with donation form at the warehouse.
Types of books or materials needed:
GED Material, Dictionaries, College Prep Books- Science, Biology
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Don Thornton
Address:
Kern Valley State Prison
300 W. Cecil Avenue
Delano, CA 93216
Fax:
661-720-4956
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Organization or Prison: Kirkland Correctional Institution Library

Types of books or materials needed:
Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English), Africian AmericanHistory, Politics, Culture, mexican and Puerto Rican History & CultureHow-to-art, carpentry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Architect
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Officer Hollice Boatman
Address:
Kirkland Correctional Institution Library
4434 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
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Organization or Prison: Kulani Correctional Facility

Types of books or materials needed:
Basic Literacy, Dictionaries, Atlases, Math and Writing Books
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Mary Nielsen
Address:
Kulani Correctional Facility
HC-01 Stainback
Hilo, HI 96720
Fax:
808-969-9107
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Organization or Prison: Louisiana Books2Prisoners

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Please specify that your donation is for Books2Prisoners because otherwise it will wind up in the library in the same building.
Types of books or materials needed:
Black History, Dictionaries, Almanacs, Legal books, Dungeons and Dragon's Guides, Packing Tape, updated Guides for Prisoners.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Books 2 Prisoners
Address:
Books 2 Prisoners Louisiana Books2Prisoners
511 Marigny
New Orleans, LA 70117
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