BY LINDA SCOTT
Do you enjoy books? There are two local events where you can donate books and help the community.
Hillside Park Farmers Market and the Abington Community Library are holding an event called “Donate A Book, Change a Life” Thursdays, Sept. 5 and 19, 2 to 6 p.m. at the park, 1188 Winola Road, South Abington Township.
At the event on Sept. 5, children’s books in good condition will be accepted. These books will be donated to the Women’s Resource Center. At the event on Sept. 19, paperback books in good condition will be accepted. This includes books on a variety of topics such as biographies, history, investment, real estate, trade, business, education, dictionaries, National Geographic, Reader’s Digest and more. These books will be donated to the Lackawanna County Prison.
“The Abington Community Library is thrilled for the opportunity to leverage our amazing community support to the Women’s Resource Center and Lackawanna County Prison for those who need the extra support in the most trying of times,” said Sandy Longo, director, Abington Community Library.
At both events, people can sign up for a library card with the Abington Community Library for National Library Card sign up month.