Getting books inside.

You can buy books from our local independent bookstore partner:

Copperfield's Bookstore.

Or use our Amazon Wish List for books we can't get locally; many of these are at discounted prices.

The librarians we work with at San Quentin update these lists regularly to reflect current needs, requested items, and highly sought after titles.



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Buy books for the San Quentin Library Collection!

Help keep prison library collections current and relevant.

You can buy books from out local independent bookstore partner, Copperfield's, or use our Amazon Wish List for harder to get books and discounted prices.

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Working with the community to leverage resources

Please reach out to us to discuss donating books or supporting the San Quentin Library in some way.