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LGBT Books to Prisoners Book Collection Drive

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Book Show is partnering with artist Fin Lee on a book drive to collect and donate books to LGBT Books to Prisoners !!!!

For the next month we will be collecting donations and at the end of it all will host a box packing and letter writing gathering.

DETAILS:
We are collecting books from SEPTEMBER 14th to October 21st. How can you help? DONATE BOOKS! Book Show has a donation box where you can stop by and drop off your books!

They have specific types of books they are looking for:

-LGBTQ materials (especially trans, gay and bi materials, non-fiction and fiction alike)
-Dictionaries and Thesauruses (English, English-Spanish preferably softcover)
-Almanacs (preferably recent)
-Drawing or art (preferably how-to)
-Books in Spanish for native speakers
-African American, Latin@, and Native American history or non-fiction
-Contemporary fiction (especially urban fiction, crime fiction, thrillers, sci-fi and fantasy)
-Mythology, occult, and alternative spirituality books
-Prison issues or re-entry
-Recent editions of textbooks (especially on job training)
-Blank journals or notebooks (not spiral bound)

THEN, JOIN US FOR OUR LETTER WRITING AND SHIPPING EVENT!!! We will be having an event on SUNDAY OCTOBER 21st from 1pm to 4pm where we will be getting the books ready to send. You can help by joining us and , donating mailing supplies, or cash for postage!

This is the first of what we plan on being more prison-based book drives!!

Details

Date:
October 21
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm