Book drive held March 12-30

Book drive held March 12-30

A book drive will be held March 12-30. Donate at the Hill AFB Gerrity Memorial Library located at 7415 Weiner St. in building 440. Donations will be given to Books for Africa, one of the largest shippers of donated texts and library books to the African continent.

Items accepted:

• Popular fiction and nonfiction reading books (soft and hardcover);

• Books that are 15 years old or newer;

• Primary, secondary, and college textbooks (soft and hardcover) with a 2002 or newer publish date; reference books published in 2007 or later;

• Medical, nursing, IT, and law books with a 2007 or newer publish date;

• School/office supplies-paper, pencils, pens, wall charts, maps; and

• Some Bibles or religious books (please place them in a box separate from other donations and mark the box as “Religious Texts.”

Items not accepted:

• Magazines or journals of any kind, including academic journals;

• Home decorating or wedding books;

• Cookbooks;

• Ethnocentric books, such as the biography of Abraham Lincoln or the history of Ohio;

• Foreign language books except for French books (French novels and dictionaries are welcome);

• American history or civics;

• Music books for K-12; and

• Murder mysteries or anything with “kill,” “die,” “murder,” etc. in the title.

Call 801-586-9783 or 801-777-2533 for details.

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