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Organization or Prison: Sierra Conservation Center

Types of books or materials needed:
Hardback fiction and non fiction. No high school or college textbooks more than 5 years old please. All topics of interest to adult men: cars, law, sports, etc. No paperback books please.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
John D. Horton
Address:
Sierra Conservation Center-Education Dept.
5100 O'Byrnes Ferry Road
Jamestown, CA 95327
Fax:
209-984-4563
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Organization or Prison: South Dakota State Prison

Specifics for shipping books/comments:
Must have “Attn: Phyllis Olson” on mailing address. We do not accept donations from former prisoners nor family members of current inmates.
Types of books or materials needed:
Soft covered only, leisure reading. No religious, no pornographic, no gang related or sect related books allowed. Self study books (math, reading, etc.) needed most. Also need leisure reading that’s printed in Spanish.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Phyllis Olson
Address:
South Dakota State Prison
1600 North Drive
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
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Organization or Prison: The Readers Corner

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:
Prison Book Program-The Readers Corner
31 Montford Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
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Organization or Prison: Women's Prison Book 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:
c/o Arise Bookstore
Address:
Women's Prison Book Project c/o Arise Bookstore
2441 Lyndale Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55405
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Organization or Prison: Women's Prison Book Project (Minnesota)

Types of books or materials needed:
Dictionaries, English and Spanish, Women's self-help and drug/alcohol recovery issues, Sexual abuse survivor's issues, Women's health and fitness, including HIV/AIDS, Wicca, astrology, dream interpretation, Lesbian and Bisexual fiction and non fiction, Arts and crafts, Fiction and nonfiction by women of color, Poetry, Education topics, especially GED prep materials, basic math and algebra text books, and learning languages, General fiction, we send out some "classic" literature but mainly contemporary fiction, especially fiction by women and people of color., Parenting, Mysteries/horror, Other kinds of books as well: politics, history, humor, large print, biographies, philosophy, feminism, etc. but the ones listed above are our most requested topics.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
c/o Arise Bookstore
Address:
Women's Prison Book Project
2441 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55405
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Organization or Prison: Women's Prison Book Project (Pennsylvania)

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:
Women's Prison Book Project
4722 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
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Organization or Prison: Wyoming Honor Farm

Types of books or materials needed:
Westerns, SciFi, Science Fantasy, Fiction
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
Charlene Delaunay
Address:
Wyoming Honor Farm
40 Honor Farm Road
Riverton, WY 82501
Fax:
307-856-2505
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