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The Staff Council Community Engagement Committee is collecting new and gently used books for four local schools, ranging from elementary to high school, in coordination with units across campus. The books will be distributed to the following four schools: Harlem Park Elementary Middle, Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy, James McHenry Elementary Middle, and Steuart Hill Academic Academy.

Books of all genres and topics are appreciated! If interested in purchasing new books, here are a few genres and topics to consider:

  • Picture books
  • Board books
  • Graphic novels
  • Fiction
  • STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)
  • Physical and mental health and well-being
  • Belonging and identity
  • Other topics that appeal to diverse populations

Bins will be placed by the elevators in UMSON building until the end of May. Please feel free to share this information about the book drive with others!

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