Dictionary and Book Drive for Books Through Bars!

Donate paperback dictionaries and other books for a great cause!

Books Through Bars – an all-volunteer organization in Philadelphia – sends free books to people in prison. Dictionaries are requested more often than almost any other type of book, but there are never enough donated to meet the need.


  • Paperback Dictionaries, new or used
  • Paperback Thesauruses and translation dictionaries

Paperback Books, new or gently used:

  • Instructional art books – how to draw, paint, fold origami, crochet, etc
  • Tattoo Art
  • African-American History and radical history
  • Puerto Rican History
  • Urban Fiction (i.e. authors Sista Souljah, Omar Tyree, Teri Woods, Eric Jerome Dickey)
  • Small Business and Real Estate
  • Trade Skills (HVAC, plumbing, etc.)
  • Islam
  • Wicca
  • Puzzles (word search, sudoku, crossword, etc)
  • Erotica
  • True Crime

***Please limit donations to the above genres. No textbooks, please.


  • Lambertville Public Library
  • Email smdurkee@hotmail.com to arrange a pick-up

When: Now-April 19,2019

Sponsored By: Indivisible Lambertville-New Hope Civil Rights Action Group