Book drive to benefit Region 8 children

Book drive to benefit Region 8 children

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro bookstore is asking for the community's help to promote literacy in Region 8 children.

Barnes and Noble is holding a holiday book drive.

As you pay for you own purchase, you are also urged to pick up a book for a child also.

All of the books will be donated to the UAMS Jonesboro Family Medical Center.

"It provides a book to a child that is either getting a wellness visit or that is ill," Christopher Clark with Banes and Noble said. "So, it's a nice surprise or a nice treat for the child."

The store is hoping to collect several thousand books.

They will be accepting the donations until the end of the year.

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