Thanks to everybody for your patience over the last few months--we're finally set up in the new space and we've resumed our regular volunteer hours! Our new location is at 7601 Greenwood Avenue North, but getting into the building can be a little tricky, so make sure to email us before volunteering. (We also need a … Continue reading All settled in…
After more than four years of development, Books to Prisoners is incredibly proud to announce the arrival of our first publication: Dear Books to Prisoners: Letters from the Incarcerated. From expressions of the pure joy of reading, through to the frustration of encountering chronic library closures and musings on the experience of incarceration, this coffee … Continue reading We’re published!
As many of you know, last winter we moved from our old location at University Christian Church to our new home with Crown Hill United Methodists (CHUM.) Unfortunately, the building is being transferred to a new church, and we're being sent out to look for a new space again. This happened with fairly short notice … Continue reading We’re Moving! (Again…)
Welcome, Michelle Dillon (center, rear)!
Village Books, a bookstore in Fairhaven, Washington, offers to send Oxford American Dictionaries to prisoners for $6 each. Bellingham Books to Prisoners is a sister organization of Seattle-based Books to Prisoners.
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Announcement - Social Justice Film Festival
Books to Prisoners is the proud sponsor of the 2013 Social Justice Film Festival, coming up in Seattle October 10-13 with a special focus on prisoner justice.
Today there are more than 2.2 million U.S. prisoners—nearly 25% of all the prisoners in the entire world. But privatization of prisons and shrinking state budgets have whittled prisoner access to books.