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Published on May 28th, 2015 | by The Sacramento Observer

Donate new and gently used books to the Sacramento Black Book Fair

Crystal Bowl Book Club is coordinating the Sacramento Black Book Fair’s (SBBF) Second Annual Book Drive now through June 7.

The group’s goal is to gather 300 new or gently used books written by Black authors. All book genres and books for all age groups welcome. Books will be donated to local community organizations that promote literacy and spread the joy of reading.

Books can be dropped off at three SBBF Book Drive locations:

  • Underground Books, located at 2814 35th Street, (916) 737-3333;
  • Cartridge World, 7119 Elk Grove Boulevard, Elk Grove, open Monday–Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., (916) 714-6055; and
  • Exquisite U Salon, 1445 Fulton Avenue, Tuesday–Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., (916) 338-1137.

To schedule a pick up or for more information, contact Passion Bailey at (916) 893-6599.

The Book Drive ends June 7th. The Second Annual Sacramento Black Book Fair runs June 5-7 at various venues in Oak Park.  For more information: http://www.sacramentoblackbookfair.com.


About the Author

The Sacramento Observer has been providing news and information for and about the African American community of Sacramento since 1962. Publisher Dr. William H. Lee, one of the award-winning newspaper's founders, is a nationally recognized leader in the Black press. His son, Larry Lee, currently serves as president and general manager.

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