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Crawford to donate books to Corning, Greene County libraries

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Friday, Congressman Rick Crawford will give books to the Corning and Greene County Libraries from the Library of Congress's Surplus Books Program.

Crawford will visit the Greene County Library in Paragould from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and the Corning Public Library from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

"I am excited the Greene County and Corning Libraries will be able to benefit from the Library of Congress's Surplus Books Program. My staff and I hope we can work with other libraries at home to benefit from the program," said Crawford. "Libraries are often the first place young people begin to learn about their world and the Surplus Books Program will help libraries in Arkansas expand their collection."

Through the Surplus Books Program, the Library of congress donates a variety of books to public and federal agencies, nonprofit schools, and nonprofit organizations.

Crawford and his staff personally requested the books to be donated.

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