The Parties Never Stop! Join us Friday April 18th

Yes, make it a double-CBWP week with Danny’s on Monday and AV-aerie on Friday!

We’re having a party with local djs (including Gutter Butter, Jessica Hopper, and others) on Friday, April 18th at AVaerie (2000 W Fulton).  This is a benefit for Chicago Books to Women in Prison.

Details:
Friday, 4/18
@ AVaeire, 2000 W Fulton
Doors at 9pm.
$10 suggested donation at the door.  Get in for $8 if you bring a paperback dictionary to donate.
There will be a drawing for prizes, including a 1-year iGo membership, massage gift certificates, a refurbished bike from Working Bikes, and other awesome stuff.


891 packages so far in 2021

Packages carrying books of all kinds and composition books to women and trans people locked up across the country! (In 2020—with our capacity drastically cut due to COVID-19 precautions—we sent 1,964 packages. In 2019, we sent 5,117 packages; in 2018, 4,852.) Big, big thanks to all our supporters because we couldn’t do it without you, especially in this most difficult time. (updated June 14, 2021)

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