DONATE BOOKS

Our project relies on your book donations - we wouldn't exist without them! We accept new and used paperback books. You can mail book donations to us at: Books Behind Bars PO BOX 2611 Wildwood, NJ 08260. You can also email us at: info@booksbehindbarsnj.com to schedule a drop off.

(Please note: we cannot accept hardcover books - most prisons don't accept them and they are expensive to mail. Paperbacks only - thank you so much!) ​

 

Books We Currently Need Most:

  • Astrology, divination, witchcraft

  • Yoga, meditation, spirituality

  • Herbalism

  • Intersectional feminism

  • Prison abolition, prison writings

  • Black history, politics, culture

  • Activism, radical movements, revolution

  • Queer fiction & non fiction

  • Addiction & recovery resources

  • Trade, How to's, DIY

  • Zines

 

Books We Cannot Accept:

  • Hardcover books

  • Books with writing, highlighting, underlining, or missing pages

  • Heavily worn or stained books

  • Religious texts 

  • Old magazines (we do accept National Geographic, but we are fully stocked right now.)

  • White supremacist literature

  • Books advocating racism, sexism, misogyny, ableism, homophobia, transphobia, whorephobia, fatphobia or any other form of discrimination

  • Computer books

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You can also help by purchasing needed books from our Amazon Wishlist!

 
 

BOOKS BEHIND BARS

PO BOX 2611 WILDWOOD, NJ 08260

(609) 425-4795

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