Books Through Bars - Book Distribution

Books Through Bars - Philadelphia; West Philadelphia

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General Information
Description of ServiceBooks Through Bars distributes quality reading material to individual prisoners in the Mid-Atlantic region, prison libraries across the country, and halfway houses throughout the greater Philadelphia area.

Books Through Bars uses our book distribution program as an opportunity for creative dialogue on the criminal justice system. Books Through Bars receives, on average, 1200 letters from prisoners requesting books each month. These letters powerfully demonstrate the many struggles prisoners face in obtaining educational resources.
Geographical AreaCounties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia; States: PA; Countries: USA
Intake ProcedureCall us at 215-727-8170 or send us an e-mail at
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsN/A
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 4722 Baltimore Ave
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19143
Mailing Address 1 4722 BALTIMORE AVE
Mailing City, State, Zip PHILADELPHIA, PA 19143
Main Phone 215-727-8170
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Books Through Bars
Affiliated Program: Books Through Bars - Philadelphia; West Philadelphia
This Service: Books Through Bars - Book Distribution
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Book Distribution Programs (TA-3000.0750)
Book/Magazine Donation Programs (TI-1800.4500-100)
Prison Library Services (FF-3300.6370)