As of April 24, 2016: The Feb/March package "KG" shipment has been delivered in entirety. Please see below for the next collection dates, scheduled for April-May. These packages will be delivered after "Jani"- at the beginning of July.
Our next book shipment to libraries, museums and other non-profit organizations will be in May.
If you have Latvian books, but no recipient in mind, we suggest "Otrā elpa" in Riga - an organization modeled on "Goodwill" stores, whereby proceeds from all sales are donated to charities.
If mailing packages directly to our warehouse, please note that the warehouse address is: LASL, 84 Harbor Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305. We suggest that you also call to notify us, so that we know to look for the parcels. Please ensure that your carrier will deliver by May 20,2016
Exchange rate: 45 euro = $50.00 ( $ x .89 = euro) (April, 2016) The value of the contents of all packages must be designated in EUROs
The packages collected Feb/Mar of 2016 are enroute to Riga; deliveries will begin approx. mid-April
Spring 2016 PACKAGE SHIPMENT SCHEDULE:
Boston, MA: Boston Latvian Ev. Luth. Church - 58 Irving Street, Brookline, MA: Saturday, May 14 from 2:30-4 pm
Catskills: Rota, Elka Park, NY: please call!
Philadelphia, PA: St. Johns Latvian Ev. Luth. Church, 301 N. Newtown St Rd., Newtown Sq, PA: Saturday, May 21 from 2-2:30 pm
East Brunswick, NJ: New Brunswick & Lakewood Ev Luth Church, 12 Gates Ave, East Brunswick, NJ: Saturday, May 21 @ 12 noon
Yonkers, NY: New York Latvian Ev Luth Church, 254 Valentine Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705: Sunday, May 15 from 12-1 pm
Manchester, CT: Spring and Garden Street (21 Garden St): please call!
Poughkeepsie,NY: 2 Merry Hill Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY: Saturday, May 14 from 9:00-9:30 am
Priedaine: New Jersey Latvian Society, Freehold, NJ: please call!
Long Island/Sala: Latvian Lutheran Church Congregation - 4 Riga Lane, Melville, NY: Saturday,
Washington, DC: Latvian Luth Church, rear-parking lot: 400 Hurley Ave, Rockville, MD: Sunday, May 22 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Wilmington, DE: Baidins residence: 1104 Windon Drive, Wilmington DE: Saturday, May 21 @3:30 pm
SOUTH and MIDWEST collection points:
Atlanta:contact Sybil: firstname.lastname@example.org
St Petersburg, FL: Latvian Center: 17905 9th Ave, N, St Petersburg, FL:
Indianapolis: Latvian Center: 1008 W 64th St, Indianapolis, IN: Monday, May 9 @ 6 pm
Chicago#1: St Peter's Latvian Congregation: 450 Forest Preserve Drive, Wood Dale, IL: Wednesday, May 11 @ 1 pm
( if LASL driver is delayed, please call NJ office!)
Chicago#2: Addison/Ashland St intersection: Friday, May 13 @ approx 9 pm:Please contact us!
Milwaukee, WI: Latvian Lutheran Church: 1853 N 75th St, Milwaukee, WI: Wednesday, May 11 @ 5 pm
Minneapolis: Latvian Lutheran Church 3152 17th Ave, Minneapolis: Thursday, May12 from 12-1 pm
"Latvijas Ciems": 10740 Kurzeme Rd, Three Rivers, MI: Saturday, May14 @11 am
Kalamazoo: Latvian Center: 100 Cherry Hill Dr, Kalamazoo, MI: Saturday, May 14 @ 12 noon
Detroit: Latvian Lutheran Church: 30623 W 12 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI:
Saturday, May 14@ 4pm
Cleveland, OH: Latvian Lutheran Church: 1385 Andrews Ave, Lakewood, OH: Sunday, May 15: 9-9:30 am
WESTERN US collection points:
SanFrancisco: 1563 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501: Saturday, May 7 from 10am-1 pm
Los Angeles: Latvian Center: 1955 Riverside Dr, Los Angeles, CA: Sunday, April 24th from 10-12 noon.
Portland: Latvian Center: 5500 Dosch Rd, Portland, OR: Sunday, May 1: 9:30-11 am
Seattle: Latvian Center: 11710 3rd Ave NE, Seattle WA 98175 Tuesday, May 3rd from 10-11:30 am
If sending your package to us via UPS, please ensure that it reaches us by May 20, Friday.
Please call about PERSONAL PACKAGE REGULATIONS: 45euro/ recipient is max package value per package to be duty free, and for your package to be accepted as a PERSONAL PACKAGE! All values must be designated in EUROs
April 30, 2016
45 EUR = 51.5115 USD
1 USD = 0.873 EUR
Latvian American Shipping Line
19 N. Mountain Ave, Montclair, N.J. 07042-1810, USA