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Campus Child Care to host Scholastic Book Fair

March 12, 2013

Children's Book FairNIU’s Campus Child Care Center will host a Scholastic Book Fair from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 25, through Friday, March 29.

Funds raised will help purchase books and equipment for center classrooms. Students, faculty and members of the community are invited to attend this fundraising event which helps inspire children to become lifelong readers.

The Campus Child Care Center is located just off of Annie Glidden Road, across from the IHop Restaurant. Parking in the circle drive is available during book fair hours for short periods of time; there is also yellow and blue permit parking in the lot.

The Book Fair offers specially priced books and educational products, including popular series, award-winning titles, new releases, adult bestsellers and other great reads from more than 100 publishers.

Story LaboratoryBook Fair customers can help the school build classroom libraries by purchasing books through the Classroom Wish List program. In addition, the Book Fair will feature the All for Books® program, where families can share the thrill of reading by donating loose change to purchase books from the Book Fair for community programs.

Scholastic matches monetary donations with a donation of up to 1 million books, which go to national non-profit organizations dedicated to helping families in need, such as the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Kids in Distressed Situations, Inc., and Kids In Need Foundation.

For more information, contact Kristin Schulz at (815) 753-0125 or [email protected].