Question: Library Services to Prisoners

There are two email lists for prison librarians which might help interested library workers to learn more about that kind of work.

ALA Prison List

For information covering prison librarianship, you can subscribe to the PRISON-L electronic discussion list.

Send the following message to [email protected]

subscribe PRISON-L YourFirstName YourLastName


Prison and Jail Librarians Interest Group (PRISON-LIB)

A discussion forum for librarians serving prisons/correctional institutions and jails. Teachers and program managers welcome, also. Visit
or send a blank email to

[email protected]