Shipping To The Jail

ATTENTION! New mail policy!

Shipping Policy

*Effective 2/1/2020: SLO County Jail will only accept NEW books to be sent to inmates. No exceptions. 


-Books MUST be ordered NEW from the bookstore. You are not allowed to bring in books to ship to inmates.

-We can ship 3 books in each package.

-Shipping is $6 per package.

-The following items are not permitted in the Jail and will not be accepted if sent through the mail:

  • Photos or pictures depicting nudity, including exposed genitalia, buttocks or female breasts, and depictions of sexual acts.

  • Publications containing or promoting obscenity, murder, arson, riot, racism, violence, or gambling

  • Magazines, books, or periodicals not delivered through the mail from the publisher or retail outlet.

  • Hardback books or used books

  • Envelopes larger than 8 ½” x 11 ½”