BTP Blog


Marissa, volunteer of the month

Written on August 8, 2014 at 3:59 am, by btpcarla

A library page by day, an intrepid volunteer by night: meet August’s Volunteer of the Month

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Fundraiser: Geeks Who Drink

Written on May 8, 2014 at 8:02 am, by Michelle Dillon

May 29th: play trivia with Geeks Who Drink and support Books to Prisoners!

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University District Street Fair 2014

Written on May 7, 2014 at 5:33 pm, by Michelle Dillon

Join Books to Prisoners for the University District Street Fair 2014!

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GiveBig: May 6, 2014

Written on April 11, 2014 at 4:22 am, by Michelle Dillon

  Click here for more information and donation link

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BTP Welcomes New Staff Member

Written on February 13, 2014 at 10:21 pm, by btpkai

Welcome, Michelle Dillon (center, rear)!

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Bellingham Bookstore Sends Oxford American Dictionaries to Prisoners for $6

Written on January 15, 2014 at 7:12 pm, by btpkai

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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Written on December 12, 2013 at 4:58 am, by btpcarla

Great news! We got a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation for $500 in November 2013.

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Mothers of Bedford

Mothers of Bedford

Written on December 5, 2013 at 12:02 am, by btpanne

On October 10th we celebrated the 40th anniversary of Books to Prisoners with the Opening Night Celebration of the Social Justice Film Festival. The film screened was Mothers of Bedford, a feature length documentary, which followed five women incarcerated in the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility looking at their lives through the lens of motherhood. This…

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Pat, a "retired lady"

Written on June 28, 2013 at 2:49 am, by btpcarla

“I think it’s a wonderful place to have a direct impact on somebody out there that has expressed a need and you are actively fulfilling a need.”

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SSFF Press Release _ 5/13/13

Written on May 13, 2013 at 3:56 pm, by btpkai

PressRelease_Breaking_Glover and Sister Helen

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