Archive for Thursday, March 24, 2005

School libraries cash in at book fair

March 24, 2005

This spring's Scholastic book fair at Lansing Elementary and Intermediate schools raised more than $3,000 in books, cash and vouchers for the libraries, said Laura Faulkner, book fair chairwoman.

The Elementary School earned $655 in cash, $795 in books and $353 in vouchers. The Intermediate School earned $863 in cash, $690 in books and $140 in vouchers, Faulkner said.

The librarians choose the breakdown of the earnings, Faulkner said.

The book budget is used to increase each library's holdings. Cash is put into a fund managed by the PTA and is used to replaced lost or damaged books and media.


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