Our central mailing address:

Books to Prisoners
c/o Left Bank Books
92 Pike Street, Box A
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-527-3339 (Working again as of 9/28/2020)


We’re open at our volunteer headquarters in Greenwood (please ask for the exact location) during the hours listed below. Visit our pages on volunteering or donating books to learn more.

Tuesday: 6 pm – 10 pm

Wednesday: 9:30 am -1:30 pm, 6 pm – 10 pm

Thursday: 6 pm – 10 pm

Saturday: 1pm – 5pm

To join our operational volunteer e-mail list, where we post closures, extra hours, and important updates for volunteers, subscribe here.

Look to complete court-ordered community service?
Please email us first; there’s information we need from you.

Note: Greenwood is only the location of our volunteer headquarters. Requests for books must be sent to our mailing address at 92 Pike St (listed above.)

Learn more about requesting books from Books to Prisoners.

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Join our operational announcement list for details on volunteer hour changes/cancellations and other relevant news.

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Satellite Books to Prisoners Groups

Not in Seattle? Check out our sister organizations. These groups work with BTP Seattle to answer some of the requests mailed to us:

Books to Prisoners Olympia
Volunteer address: Sem II E2123, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia, WA 98505 
Voicemail: (952) 380-6305
Email: OlyBTP@gmail.com

Portland Books to Prisoners
All snail mail should be directed to the 92 Pike St. Address above
Please email, or contact on facebook, for address and hours
Email: PDXBooksToPrisoners@riseup.net

Books to Prisoners Spokane
4340 W. Whistalks Way, Spokane, WA 99224