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Events Thu Jun 09 2011

Prison Resources Foundation Sponsors Book Drive, Free Beer

Got some books you need to get off your hands? Donate them to the Prison Resources Foundation, whose initiative is to "provide free books to libraries in prisons and jails across the country." Like free drinks? There will be those as well. This all happens Saturday, July 2, 1pm-7pm, at 3281 W. Wrightwood Avenue. Go here for more details.

All donations accepted, but the following are in high demand:

  • Contemporary bestsellers, especially mysteries and thrillers

  • Love poetry and romance novels

  • Self-help, especially positive thinking and anger management

  • Job search and resume guides

  • Latino interest and Spanish-language books

  • African-American interest

  • Religion, especially islam

  • Dictionaries and thesauruses

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