Books: Free to Prisoners

Bible Truth Publishers, 59 Industrial Road, Addison IL 60101.  630?543?1441.  Free Bibles to prisoners & other study materials.  Spanish available.

Book ‘Em, PO Box 71357, PittsburghPA 15213.  Educational and fiction.  Request genre (not specific books, Bibles or Christian non-fiction).

Books for Prisoners, c/o Groundwork Bookstore, 9500 Gilman Drive Dept 0323, La Jolla CA 92093.  Free books.                             No religious or legal books.  Serves all states. 

Books Through Bars, 4722 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia PA 19143.  215-727-8170.  Supportive services include free books, letters and materials. 

Books to Prisoners, c/o Left Bank Books, 92 Pike Street Box A, Seattle WA 98101.   Sends free books to prisoners nationwide. 

Christ To Inmates, Rev. Perry Davis, PO Box 309, Deland FL 32721.  386-734-4383.   Free Bibles and material.

CLI Prison Alliance, 4724 Hargrove Rd. Suite. 100, Raleigh NC 27616-2802.  919-790-6987.   Books, Bibles, Bible studies.

Derek Prince Ministries, PO Box 19501, Charlotte NC 28219.  800-448-3261.  List of free books and Bible studies.  Spanish available.

Furnishing Inmates Reading Material (FIRM), Don Bowman, 7 West Lake Drive, St. Simons Island GA 31522.  Sends books and materials to prison chaplains. 

Harvest Time Books, Prison Ministry, PO Box 300, Altamont TN 37301.  844-777-1844.  Write for list of free books.

International Bible Society, 1820 Jet Stream Drive, Colorado Springs CO 80921.  Free Bible to inmates who write a personal request.

Jesus Loves Me Ministry, c/o Mike Clontz, PO Box 2876, Albertville AL 35950.  Free gospel books to prisoners.  Spanish available.  Free texts and audio files available online.

Love Press, PO Box 1608, Tarpon Springs FL 34688,  800-282-9905 ext. 2200.  Offers books on God, including “Come Unto Me” by Dr. James P. Gills.  Inmates can ask their chaplains to order.

Portland Books To Prisoners, PO Box 11222, Portland OR 97211.  Sends free books to prisoners nationwide. 

Praise Books by Merlin Carothers, free to chaplains: Foundation of Praise, PO Box 2518, Escondido CA 92033. 760.741.2755.  Ask chaplain to request books and provide full address with number of inmates in facility.  Individual books cost extra.  “Prison to Praise” and other books.  Spanish available.  

Prison Book Program c/o Lucy Parsons Bookstore, 1306 Hancock St. Suite. 100, Quincy MA  02169.  Free books and Resource Listing.  We do not serve CA, TX, IL, MI, NV, MD(state prisons), and various other locations.

Prison Book Project, PO Box 1146, Sharpes FL 32959.  321-269-4100.  Free Bibles and books.  

Prison Library Project, 915-C West Foothill Blvd PMB 128, Claremont CA 91711.  909-626-3066. Mails books to individual inmates.  No religious.  No legal.  No books to HI, MI, ME, county jails and various other locations.

Prisoner Literature Project, c/o Bound Together Books, 1369 Haight Street, San Francisco CA 94117.  (no TX inmates)

You can help

CPP is a faith based ministry which depends on donations to help with the costs of mailing. We need your help to keep this service available to inmates without charge. If you believe this work is worthy, please consider giving!

Thank you in advance and may God bless you!

Send stamps or checks made out to:
Christian Pen Pals
PO Box 11296
Hickory, NC 28603


Member of The International Network of Prison Ministries