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Book drive to build child literacy

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:23 a.m. CST

SYCAMORE – The Sycamore High School Interact Club is holding a book drive for gently used books to share with elementary and middle school students.

“There is a need for books in our community, and the Interact Club wants to be a part of the solution,” said Jeremy Swedberg, president of the Interact Club.  “While there are lots of great causes in our community, literacy is one of the pillars of Rotary, and Interact Club members identified a community need, especially for nonfiction reads at the middle school. We are going to see how many of our classmates can support the cause with books they no longer use.”

The books should be appropriate for kindergarten up to eighth-grade students and are being collected at the Sycamore High School Main Office and also at Jeff Keicher’s State Farm office at 315 W. Elm St. until March 21. Books from anyone in the community are accepted at either location.

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