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Are you a reader? Just have to pick up a paperback every now and then when your favorite author has a new book and it's not at the Library?

Do You have a box of read books and don't know what to do with them?
Donate them to a Veterans hospital or other hospital in your area.
Many patients don't have the resources to buy books, but love to read. By donating books (usually through the hospital's Volunteers), you will be adding a Spark to countless numbers of people. It may Spark your day, too

- Submitted by POPEYETHETURTLE 11/18/2010 in Everything Else | 6 Comments
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MOTTAMAMALOU 11/23/2010 5:55:00 PM

    i like getting treaures from our local library or a yard sale. there are veteran's hospital around that i will donate books to. thanks for sharing this idea.
CHRYSLS 11/20/2010 11:23:00 AM

    I also donate my used books to the local library system. They have an annual book sale (books generally cost $0.50 - 1.00) and it helps the library buy more books to keep their inventory current.
GOANNA2 11/20/2010 5:10:00 AM

PEGGIE57 11/19/2010 11:55:00 PM

    There are lots of reading programs too that would love your books. Any hardcovers you have you can turn into purses. I saw this at a craft fair this weekend.
FRAN0426 11/18/2010 3:38:00 PM

    Glad you thought to mention this idea for getting books reused. We have been doing that (bring ti the VA hospital by us) for a while now. They are aways happy to get them too.
ROBINKP1 11/18/2010 2:03:00 PM

    Great idea!

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