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‘Book Share’ proposed for Clinton

“Clinton Strong is a new project for sixth grade students that gives us the opportunity to explore new interests and make positive changes in the community.”

That was part of a letter to the City Council written by two Clinton sixth grade students.

“We would like to build and maintain a free little library in Clinton. A free little library is a place where people can share free books. Adults and children can take a book and leave a book.

“It encourages reading and would be great for our city.”

Their plan is to place the free little library in the commons area next to Hoskins. They cited its central location as a positive and that they hoped the book share would attract people to the downtown area.

Councilman Larry Gann pointed out that the book share is a nationwide program, and a successful one at that.

The students and family members will be in charge of maintenance.

The little library will also be mobile, in case moving it becomes necessary.