Video: Berkeley group provides books for prisoners

Most Sunday afternoons, a group of volunteers comes together in Berkeley to package up donated books and send them to people incarcerated in prison. The idea is simple and wholly worthwhile. The group finds that dictionaries and legal tomes are particularly popular, and they receive letters and feedback from inmates expressing their appreciation for the time and effort they put in.

Watch Kim Aronson‘s video snapshot of The Prisoners Literature Project.

Books for the The Prisoners Literature Project can be donated at Moe’s bookstore at 2476 Telegraph Avenue. Staff member Bruno, who has worked at Moe’s for 29 years, volunteers for the nonprofit.

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  • Geodog

    They are fabulous people. Bruno came to my house and picked up 50 boxes of books when I had to move after 16 years in the same house. I was delighted the give them to such a worthy cause.