Our volunteers make the Prison Library Project possible. They read inmate letters, select books and prepare books to be mailed. Each letter is a chance to connect someone “inside” with the community.
Contact us at 909-626-3066 or at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out our sign-up form below.
Donate Used Books
Our project depends on donated books to survive. We always need quality used books and as a 501(c)(3) your donation is tax deductible. We will gladly accept donations of new or used books from individuals, publishers, and booksellers.
What We Need:
Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Spanish/English Dictionaries, Language learning books, DIY, Business (particularly how to start your own business), Nutrition, Medical, Composition books, Self-help, Spirituality, Puzzle books, Philosophy, Science, African American history, Arcana, Spanish, Architecture, Photography
We Do Not Accept:
Magazines (except for National Geographic)
Books on cassette
Heavily worn books
Books with excessive writing or highlighting
Books that are damp or moldy
Out-of-date travel and computer books (should be no more than five years.
Loose books: please make sure any donation you bring in is in a cardboard box or bag.
The Claremont Forum can be supported by donations of any size. Donated funds go to provide postage and other support for the Prison Library Project.
To donate by check:
Claremont Forum - PLP
586 W. 1st Street
Claremont, CA 91711
Text PLP to 53-555