Books: Free to Prisoners

Books for Prisoners, c/o Left Bank Bookstore, 92 Pike St. Box A, Seattle, WA 98101 Provides up to 3 free books at a time. Request by subject, no religion or legal.

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

Library of Hope, Impact Life Ministries, 1107 Garden of the Gods Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Books and materials to chaplains.

Books through Bars, c/o New Society Publications; 4722 Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19143 Free book program, donations appreciated. (all states but OR)

International Bible Society, PO Box 35700, Colorado Springs, CO 80935. Free Bible to inmates who write a personal request.

Prison Library Project, PMB 128, 915-C W. Foothills Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711-3356. books to prisoners, no religion or legal. (all states except OR)

Prisoner Literature Project, c/o Bound Together Books, 1369 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 49117 (no TX inmates)

Jesus Loves Me, Jesus Loves Me Ministry, In Care of: Mike Clontz, P.O. Box 2876, Albertville, Alabama 35950. Free Gospel book to prisoners, “Jesus Loves Me” by H.L. Roush. English or Spanish.

Praise Books by Merlin Carothers, free to chaplains: Foundation of Praise, PO Box 2518, Escondido, CA 92033 Ask your chaplain to request books, they need full address and number of inmates in facility. (Individual copy “Prison to Praise” is $6.20 total cost).

Love Press , 2251 Destiny Way, Unit 1, Odessa, FL 33556 Offer books on God, including “Come Unto Me” by Dr. James P. Gills. Inmates can ask their chaplains to order.

The Readers Corner Prison Book Program, 31 Montford Ave., Asheville, NC 28801. Books to NC, SC, VA, KY, TN, GA, LA, MS, FL, AL. and a Resource List for all prisoners. Be patient, 4-6 month backlog..

PORTLAND BOOKS TO PRISONERS,   P.O. Box 11222, Portland, OR 97211 Sends free books to prisoners nationwide.

BOOKS TO PRISONERS, c/o Groundwork Books, 0323 Student Center, La Jolla, CA 92037  Free books. Serves all states. No religious or legal books.

BOOK EM”, PO BOX 71357, Pittsburgh, PA 15213  Educational & Fiction

Women’s Prison Book Project, C/O Arise Bookstore, 2441 Lyndale Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55405 free reading materials of various topics to women in prison.

Derek Prince Ministries, P.O. Box 19501, Charlotte, North Carolina 28219  List of free books, English & Spanish, and Bible studies.

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

The  Gift That Keeps On     Forgiving: Jesus.