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New Trier Township and the Village of Glencoe are partnering on an outdoor contactless children’s book collection drive at the Glencoe (Southeast) Metra parking lot on Friday, October 16, 2020 from 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
The book collection supports Bernie’s Book Bank, a Lake Bluff based non-profit organization that sources and distributes books to at-risk children throughout Illinois.
Dr. Alan Goldberg, New Trier Township Supervisor stated, “the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic underscore the importance of getting books to children in need. We are grateful to Village Manager Phil Kiraly and his team for hosting this collection in Glencoe.”
Donors will be asked to enter the Metra lot located near the intersection of Green Bay Road and Park Avenue, remain in their vehicles, as masked volunteers will empty cartons or bags from the trunk or hatchback area. In order to minimize spread of the Coronavirus, we ask that donors wear masks while interacting with staff and volunteers.
Residents with questions about the book collection event should email [email protected]
New Trier Township’s mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and resources to benefit the physical, mental and social well being of Township residents. Established in 1850, New Trier Township government serves the 56,000 residents in the villages of Glencoe, Kenilworth, Wilmette and Winnetka, plus portions of Glenview and Northfield. The Township Office is located at 739 Elm Street in Winnetka or on-line at www.newtriertownship.com
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