Watch Books Being Shipped to Prisons
Don’t let your Bibles and Christian books collect dust on a shelf. Put them in the hands of people in prison and see how God will use them to change lives.
Christian Library International is in need of new and used Bibles and Christian books to distribute to over 1,600 correctional facilities nationwide. Spanish language Bibles and books are also a huge need.
CLI can take gently used or new Christian books, Bibles, CDs, DVDs and tracts. Spanish materials are also needed. We accept all kinds of Bibles: study, large print, youth and compact. Prisoners read fiction, nonfiction, commentaries, history, biography and on just about any Christian subject. We serve youth detention centers, ages 10 – 18 years old so Christian children’s books with reading levels of 3rd grade and up are welcome.
Christian books are like silent missionaries going into dark and dangerous places. We receive letters each week attesting to changed lives from the people who receive them. Plus, they can be used by many people, impacting countless lives.
Shipping book donations
If you are not dropping off your book donation, send them to us by “Media Mail” at your local post office. Pack the boxes securely with plenty of shipping tape. Don’t ship any boxes larger than 12X12X18. Boxes under 40 lbs each are best.
Book donations should be sent to:
Christian Library International
4724 Hargrove Rd Ste 100
Raleigh, NC 27616-2802
(Drop-off hours are 11-5)
Please count your books and use our Book Donation Form.
Please call our office at 919-790-6987 first to send us larger donations.
Georgia and southeast book donations
Georgia book donations should be sent to or delivered to our Buford Hub below.
CLI Georgia (Monday – Thursday 9-12)
4300 Buford Dr, Suite 11
Buford, GA 30518
Note: (Enter in the corner by the Golden Buddha restaurant and walk down the hall)
Please call in advance to make sure we’re in: 706-362-3282.
Pallet Donations only – Mon-Thursday 12 to 5:00 and 8:00-5:00 on Fridays
CLI at Performance Associates
940 Sherwin Pkwy #100
Buford, GA 30518
We accept all types of Christian books including, biographies, fiction, non-fiction, Bible studies and theological texts. They may be hard cover or soft cover. Chaplains have requested we NOT send spiral or notebook ringed materials. Magazines and pamphlets are also discouraged.
A request to our generous book donors
Shipping Christian materials to prisons is expensive. We prayerfully ask that you consider including a check for $25 with your donated books to help defray some of these costs.