Monday, October 1, 2012

Book donations for Africa Library Project accepted at ICS [Oct. 4 and on]

via neighborhood Facebook page:

"ICS Brownie Troop 9585 is collecting new or gently used childrens books for a school in Lesotho as part of the Africa Library Project.  
There will be a collection box placed in front of the ICS main office by this Thursday, Oct. 4. So stop by the school with your books if you can't make the collection booth at the weekend's Pine Lake LakeFest Event.  

Here are some suggestions:
  • Baby board books
  • Paperback easy readers
  • Paperback children's picture books
  • paperback juvenile literature/chapter books
  • K-8 textbooks (English, math, geography and science)
  • Encyclopedias and atlases (post 1990)
  • paperback dictionaries
This collection is part of Pine Lake's LakeFest event on Saturday Oct 6th from 10am-6pm and on Sunday Oct 7th from 12pm-5pm. This 2-day festival includes artist booths, live music, a regatta race, and a sand sculpture contest. ICS Brownie Troop 9585 is collecting children's books for the African Library Project. Their goal is to collect 1,000 gently used children's books for an elementary school in Lesotho. Book donations may be made at the Troop 9585 booth. If you cannot make it to this first book collection event, there will be another one in October. Questions? E-mail"