Book and Bake Sale May 26

Visit our book and bake sale Saturday May 26 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 927 W. Leland, Chicago, IL. There will be tons of new and used books at low prices and awesome homemade snacks. Tell your friends!

 All proceeds will benefit Chicago Books to Women  in Prison…a great cause!

Book and Bakesale Flyer


1,193 packages so far in 2020!

In 2019, we sent 5,117 packages—more than 15,300 books and composition books—to women and trans people locked up across the country. (In 2018 we sent 4,852 packages.) Big, big thanks to all our supporters because we couldn’t do it without you. (updated March 15, 2020)

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