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Book sale raises $60K


CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - The Friends of the Cedar Rapids Public Library raised $60,000 at the Annual Book Sale November 6-8 held at the former Econofoods East. Monies raised will benefit programs and projects of the Cedar Rapids Public Library and Friends literacy outreach projects. The Silent Auction, a special sale of signed mystery books, raised nearly $6,000 for the Cedar Rapids Public Library Rebuilding Fund.  Beginning November 16 book donations may again be dropped off at the Westdale Friends Book Drop. The box is located outside the mall entrance near Penney's. For large amounts of books, email requesting assistance.

Online Reporter:  Bob Waters

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