We'll be closed on Sundays, beginning October 1st. We're returning to the weekday-evening volunteer schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4-8 pm. We'll also be open 9:30-1:30 on Wednesday mornings. Wednesday evenings will be mask-mandatory shifts. The rest will be mask-optional. Interested in volunteering? "We welcome individuals, students, court-ordered community service volunteers, and small groups. … Continue reading Fall Hours Resume in October
July, August, and September, we'll be open during the following hours: Tuesdays 5-9 pm; sign up in advance. Wednesday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm; our only drop-in shift. Thursdays 5-9 pm; sign up in advance. Sundays 1-5 pm; sign up in advance. Sundays will replace Wednesday evenings as our mask-mandatory shift. Want to learn more … Continue reading New Summer Hours Begin Sunday, July 2
Claire Dederer is a best-selling author. She's also a volunteer at BtP. Town Hall Seattle and the Elliott Bay Book Company are sponsoring a discussion of her latest book at 7:30 pm, April 25. For every copy of "Monsters" sold at this event, Ms. Dederer will donate $5.00 to us. This event will be in-person … Continue reading Buy a Book and Support Books to Prisoners
Join Books to Prisoners for brunch with friends!
Join the University of Washington student group Huskies for Opportunities in Prison Education on Monday, May 23rd, for an intriguing panel discussion on prison education and its role today in the context of a broken criminal justice system. The night will begin with a few short videos and then move into a panel discussion moderated … Continue reading Panel Discussion on Prison Education
The first-annual Social Justice and Libraries Open Conference is an unconference-style event for library workers and students focused on dismantling structural oppression. We work to theorize, strategize, and operationalize ways for libraries to empower people and ideas. We believe in critiquing power structures, working for justice, and building community in our field. Participants are encouraged … Continue reading Join Books to Prisoners on Saturday, May 14
Stop by our book sale on Saturday, May 21. All books are $1!
April 17-23: Join activists across the country to divest your community from private prisons.
Come to Left Bank Books on Tuesday, March 8 for a presentation about the ongoing struggle against prisons as well as a discussion of specific practices of prisoner solidarity.
Celebrate the tremendous accomplishments of Prison Legal News on November 9th.