PREVIEW: Booked for the summer

Eye on KELOLAND

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Many of the used books you donated to our KELOLAND Media Group Founders Day of caring book drive last month are already flying off the shelves at the REACH a Reader bookstore in Sioux Falls.

The donations topped 37,000 books. Thousands more have poured-in since the book drive, giving customers a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction, as well as children’s books.

“If I want to look around at some new books, especially in the summer, a lot of them are checked-out at the library, so if I can’t find them at the library, I can spend a couple of bucks here and get a book and support a good cause,” Rebecca Mager said. 

Reach volunteers say it can be a little overwhelming prepping all those donations for the book shelves, but they’re getting the job done. 

Find out how your donations will put more free books in the hands of kids, in Thursday’s Eye On KELOLAND, at 10.

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