Dear clients!          


The BOOK shipment to institutions- schools and libraries: Delivery for Riga and vicinity addresses has been completed;  rural address deliveries will be completed in conjunction with the March package shipment deliveries.


2014 MARCH package shipment: Despite sailing delays due to the snow-congested Port of NY, the package container has arrived, customs clearance is completed and package deliveries began on April 16. Riga address deliveries are ongoing; Tukums, Dundaga, Ventspils and Bauska area deliveries were completed on April 17th.  We will update as new info is received. Our drivers are motivated to complete as much as possible by Easter, as promised.

The Spring package shipment will be collected at the end of April -beginning of May, with delivery anticipated for the second half of June. Book shipments to institutions are not being collected at this time.

For midwest or west coast collection dates, please scroll past the East coast dates:

Boston, MA: Boston Latvian Ev. Luth. Church - 58 Irving Street, Brookline, MA                         Wednesday, May 7 from 12:30- 2 pm

Brooklyn, NY: please call - (973) 744-6565 x. 5!

Catskills: Rota, Elka Park, NY: Please call!

Philadelphia, PA: Phila. Latvian Ev Lutheran Congregation, 301 N. Newtown St Rd., Newtown Sq, PA Saturday, May 10th from 11:30 - 12'iem pp.   

East Brunswick, NJ: New Brunswick & Lakewood Ev Luth Church, 12 Gates Ave, East Brunswick, NJ 0 Saturday, May 10th at 9 am.

Yonkers, NY: New York Latvian Ev Luth Church, 254 Valentine Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705            
Saturday: May 3rd, from 2-3:00 pm

Lancaster, PA: See you in May 2014!

Manchester, CT: Latvian Lutheran Church Congregation, Spring and Garden Street (21 Garden St), Wednesday, May 7th at 9:45 am

Poughkeepsie, NY: 2 Merry Hill Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603:                                                              Tuesday, May 6th from 6:30-7:30 pm

Priedaine: New Jersey Latvian Society, Freehold, NJ  Please call - (973) 744-6565 x. 5.

Rochester, NY:@ the residence of Edīte Jordan 130 Ellingwood Drive, Rochester, NY             
See you Fall, 2014!

Long Island: Latvian Lutheran Church Congregation - 4 Riga Lane, Melville, NY                       
Saturday, May 10th from 10-11 am

Syracuse, NY: at the residence of Peter Zarins, 8536 Indian Hill Road, Manlius, NY
Please call!

Washington, DC / Rockville, MD: Washington Latvian Lutheran Church  - 400 Hurley Ave, Rockville, MD Sunday, May 11th  from 9:30-10:45 am

, CT: Willimantic Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - Willimantic, CT - please call - (973) 744-6565 x. 5!

Wilmington, DE: Baidins Residence 1104 Windon Dr., Wilmington, DE:                                  
Saturday, May 10th, 1:30 pm

Midwest and Southern States schedule & addresses for small package collection points for the  for the 2014 EASTER shipment:
East coast dates                 West coast dates

Atlanta, GA: Easter week, by appt with Sybil!                                                                                     2131 Meadowbrook Ln, Marietta, GA 30067: (

St. Petersburg, FL: St Petersburg Latvian Society - 17905 9th Ave, N. St. Petersburg, FL          
Saturday, April 5 from 1:30 - 3 pm AND Sat, April 26th from 1-2:30 pm.             

Indianapolis, IN: Latvian Community Center - 1008 W. 64 Street, Indianapolis, IN:                      Monday, April 28th from 6-7 pm

Chicago, IL: 2x:                                                                                                                               St. Peter Church - 450 Forest Preserve Drive, Wood Dale, IL:  Wednesday, April 30th at 1 pm:(please allow for potential traffic-related delays) AND FRIDAY evening, May2nd in Chicago -near Ashland/Addison Aves: approx 9 pm: please call!        

 Milwaukee, WI: Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - 1853 N. 75 St., Milwaukee, WI:           Wednesday, April 30th at 5pm

Minneapolis, MN: Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - 3152 17th Ave., S. Minneapolis, MN 55407
Thursday, May 1st from 12-1 pm

Three Rivers, MI Latvijas Ciemā: 10740 Kurzeme Rd, Three Rivers, MI
Saturday, May 3rd from 10:30- 11:0 am

Kalamazoo, MI:  Kalamazoo Latvian Community Center - 100 Cherry Hill Dr., Kalamazoo, MI
Saturday, May 3rd at 12 noon

Grand Rapids, MI: Latvian Community Center - 504 Grand Ave., NE, Grand Rapids, MI:               Saturday, May3rd at 5 pm

Saginaw, MI: Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - 128 N. Elm, Saginaw, MI: 

Detroit, MI: St. Paul Latvian Ev.Luth Congregation- 30623 W12 Mile Rd.,FarmingtonHills,MI:           Sunday, May 4th  at 6:00 pm 

Cleveland, OH:Cleveland Latvian Ev Luth Congregation 1385 Andrews Ave, Lakewood,OH 44107:     Monday morning, May 5.

West Coast schedule & addresses for small package collection points
for the 
for the 2014  EASTER  shipment

East coast dates           Midwest dates

San Francisco area: at the residence of Mara Sidlow, 1563 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
Saturday, April 26th from 10 am - 1 pm.

Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Latvian Community Center - 1955 Riverside Dr., Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, April 27th from 10-12:30 pm

Portland, OR: Latvian Community Center - 5500 Dosch Road, Portland, OR
See you in October, 2014!

Seattle,WA: Latvian Community Center - 11710 3rd Ave NE, Seattle, WA
See you in October, 2014!

If you send (UPS/USPS) your packages to our warehouse in NJ, please kindly ensure that they are scheduled to arrive by Friday, NOVEMBER 1, 2013. Warehouse address: Latvian American Shipping Line, 530 Duncan Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Please follow rules for packages destined for the European Union. Declare values in Euros, please make sure personal packages do not exceed 45 euros in value per package to one individual. Please see exchange rate on the right of this page!  Please limit weight to 30-30 35 lbs per box;heavier boxes will be repackaged at an additional charge to shipper, or sent via air cargo at air cargo rates; recipient will be responsible for customs clearance at Riga airport.

3/28/14: 45 euro = $61.88 USD

$ x .73 = euro 

For humanitarian aid boxes: If sending only one box, please address the shipment to an individual at the receiving organization.  If your shipment consists of several to many boxes, please call us in advance so that we can discuss the best options for handling this type of shipment.

If you do not have access to the above pickup locations, please contact us, we can provide a pickup
service at a nominal additional fee. Registration numbers can be obtained above but also by phone:
973-744-6565 x. 5 or 201-760-6427 or email:

Thank you!

April 20, 2014
45 EUR = 62.1720 USD
1 USD = 0.723 EUR

Latvian American Shipping Line

19 N. Mountain Ave, Montclair, N.J. 07042-1810, USA
(973) 744-6565,
(973) 746-7222,