High demand topics
• dictionaries • GED prep • poetry • urban fiction • writing • drawing • addiction & recovery • history •
• health & exercise • guides to learning a trade (construction etc) More Examples
Please do not donate (save us the cost and trouble of recycling)
• encyclopedias • Readers Digest condensed books • Cliff notes • books in poor condition • pamphlets • reports •
• articles • academic journals • textbooks older than 5 years • moldy, dusty, poorly stored books • spiral bound textbooks •
• magazines (including National Geographics)
If you live outside of our area and would like to mail your donation to us, please do so at the following address:
UC Books to Prisoners
Book Donation Processing
PO Box 515
Urbana IL 61803
If you live in the Champaign / Urbana Illinois community please donate books at one of our conveniently located book drop sites.
Typcially our donation bins hold up to 150 books, however if you have additional boxed books, you can neatly stack them near the collection bin.
To coordinate donations of large amounts of books (twenty boxes or more), or to plan a book drive at your church or organizaion please use the contact form on our web site to make arrangements.
Local Book Drop Sites
UC Books to Prisoners accepts financial donations.
As a project of the Urbana Champaign Independent Media Center, which is a 501.C.3 Not For
Profit Organization, your donations can be
tax deductable (consult your accountant).