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02/13/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/14/2020 21:46

SalemRecycles Hosts 23rd Book Swap

On Saturday, March 14, 2020, SalemRecycles will host their 23rd Book Swap from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Mayor Jean Levesque Community Life Center at 401 Bridge Street. Come on by and pick up some books or drop off books that you don't need anymore.

Please bring: Books, CDs & DVDs, Video Games, Records, Re-usable Bags, and Greeting Cards. All items must be clean and mildew free.

Please do not bring: Encyclopedias, magazines, textbooks over 10 years old, VHS tapes, and audio cassette tapes.

Please no book dealers or more than two bags per swapper before noon. If you have lots of books, you may drop them off at the CLC before the event during the times below. Volunteers will be available to help carry and unload items.

Please, no drop offs outside of these scheduled times:

  • Friday, March 13th, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 14th, 9:00 am - noon

Contact Micaela Guglielmi at [email protected] or 978-619-5672 with specific questions or to volunteer at the event.

About Salem Recycles

SalemRecycles is the City's volunteer recycling committee, which works to increase recycling and encourage positive recycling practices through educational outreach and special events. Through the last 22 Book Swaps, SalemRecycles has hosted over 9,700 participants and recycled/reused over 200 tons of books. For more information about SalemRecycles or the Book Swap, please call (978) 619-5672 or visit www.Salem.com/Recycling or www.GreenSalem.com. Like SalemRecycles on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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