Delivery of the 2017 Christmas package shipment was 99.5% complete by Christmas Eve, and deliveries of the book shipment to nonprofit institutions was completed in the first days of the New Year. Please see below for the pickup schedule for the first collection of 2018.
Exchange rate: 45 euro = $53.67. ( $ x .84 = euro) (1/10/18)
If you have Latvian books you would like to send to Latvia, but no recipient in mind, we suggest "Otrā elpa" in Riga - an organization modeled on "Goodwill" industry, whereby proceeds from all sales are donated to charities.
If mailing packages directly to our warehouse, please address packages:
Your name, Package registration number
c/o Latvian American Shipping Line,
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.
The next collection of packages will be for Christmas 2017, and will take place at our collection points from mid-October thru the first weekend in November.
Winter 2018 PACKAGE SHIPMENT SCHEDULE: East Coast:
Boston, MA:Latvian Ev. Luth. Church, 58 Irving St, Brookline, MA: Saturday, March 3 from 2-4 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, March 10 @1 pm
East Brunswick, NJ: New Brunswick & Lakewood Ev Luth Church, 12 Gates Ave, East Brunswick, NJ: Saturday, March 10@ 11 am
Lancaster: please call!
Yonkers, NY: New York Latvian Ev Luth Church, 254 Valentine Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705: Saturday, March 10 from 12:30 -1 pm
Manchester, CT: Spring and Garden Street (21 Garden St): Please call to schedule!
Poughkeepsie,NY: 2 Merry Hill Rd, Poughkeepsie:
Sunday, March 4 from 9-10 am
Priedaine: New Jersey Latvian Society, Freehold, NJ: please call!
Rochester: 130 Ellingwood Drive, Rochester, NY: see you in the fall!
Long Island/Sala: Latvian Lutheran Church - 4 Riga Lane, Melville, NY:
Saturday, March 10 from 10-11 am
Washington, DC: Latvian Luth Church, rear-parking lot: 400 Hurley Ave, Rockville, MD:
Sunday, March 11 from 9:30-10:45 am.
Wilmington, DE: Baidins residence: 1104 Windon Drive, Wilmington DE:
Saturday, March 10 @2:30 pm
SOUTH and MIDWEST collection points for Christmas shipment: October 2017:
Atlanta: drop-off by .
St Petersburg, FL: Latvian Center: 17905 9th Ave, N, St Petersburg, FL:
Indianapolis: Latvian Center: 1008 W 64th St, Indianapolis, IN:
Friday, February 23 @ 5:30 pm
Chicago#1: St Peter's Latvian Congregation: 450 Forest Preserve Drive, Wood Dale, IL:
Friday, March 2 @ 1 pm
(if LASL driver is delayed, please call NJ office!)
Chicago#2: Addison/Ashland St intersection: Friday, March 2 @ approx 8-9 pm:Please contact us!
Milwaukee, WI: Latvian Lutheran Church: 1853 N 75th St, Milwaukee, WI: Friday, March 2@ 5 pm
Minneapolis: Latvian Lutheran Church 3152 17th Ave, Minneapolis, MN: See you in May, 2018!
"Latvijas Ciems": 10740 Kurzeme Rd, Three Rivers, MI:
Saturday, March 3 @11 am
Kalamazoo: Latvian Center: 100 Cherry Hill Dr, Kalamazoo, MI:
Saturday, March 3 @ 12 noon
Detroit: Latvian Lutheran Church: 30623 W 12 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI:
Saturday, March 3 @ 5pm
Cleveland, OH: Latvian Lutheran Church: 1385 Andrews Ave, Lakewood, OH:
Sunday, March 4 @ 9am
WESTERN US collection points:
San Francisco: 1563 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501: Saturday, Oct 14 from 10am - 1 pm.
Los Angeles: Latvian Center: 1955 Riverside Dr, Los Angeles, CA: Sunday, October 15 from 8:50-9:50 am
Portland: Latvian Center: 5500 Dosch Rd, Portland, OR:
Seattle: Latvian Center: 11710 3rd Ave NE, Seattle WA 98175: See you in the Fall, 2018!
If sending your package to us via UPS/USPS, please ensure that it reaches us by Friday, March 9.
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
January 20, 2018
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