(May 29, 2007)
Contact: David Williams, Liaison to Centenary Muses, 318-869-5162, or Centenary News Service, 318-869-5120
Spring-Summer Cleaning Out? Donate Books, CDs, DVDs, Videotapes
June 11 to Benefit September's Annual Centenary Book Bazaar
SHREVEPORT, LA ó The Centenary College Book Bazaar will hold an assisted-donation day on Monday, June 11, at the bazaarís Book House at 108 East Kings Highway, across the street from George's Grill. Volunteers will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day to unload books from donors' vehicles.
Donors who canít give on that day can take advantage of the large protected book bins in front of the Book House. Volunteers unload the bins at least twice a week, more often at peak times.
Additional assisted donation days are scheduled on July 9 and Aug. 13.
The Muses accept books, CDs, DVDs and videotapes in good condition. Condition is important to the resale value of a book. Not requested are textbooks over five years old (other than literature and history), Readerís Digest Condensed Books and National Geographic magazines.
The 21st anniversary Centenary Book Bazaar is scheduled for Sept. 7 and 8 at the Gold Dome on the Centenary campus. It is sponsored each year by the Centenary Muses.
Funds from the bazaar go toward student projects and activities that are sometimes not covered by the college budget, including student travel through the Carolyn Flournoy International Travel Fund. For more information on the Book Bazaar or to donate books, call the Book House at 318-219-3409 or Centenary at 318-869-5162.