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Library’s Read-n-Recycle program underway

The Gloucester Library has begun its Read-n-Recycle program for 2015.

During January, children from infants through high school can bring books they no longer want to read (or have read to them) to the main library at Main Street Center or the Point branch at York River Crossing Shopping Center, Hayes, said library coordinator Michelle Edwards.

“It’s that time of year again,” Edwards said, when children can “share books, recycle and spend ‘money.’” It’s not real money, but “book bucks,” with each book dropped off for the recycling project earning the donor one “book buck” that can be cashed in for another book during February at either library.

Residents are encouraged to bring in as many books as possible to exchange. Younger children receive “bucks,” teen coordinator Sissi Mise said, while teens will receive a debit-style card loaded with the number of books to which they are entitled. The program ...

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