Variety col­lects books, CDs and DVDs

Auckland City Harbour News - - News -

It’s time to clear out the book­shelves and CD racks for a good cause.

Variety – The Chil­dren’s Char­ity is col­lect­ing good qual­ity books, games, DVDs, jig­saw puz­zles and CDs for its an­nual Mon­ster Book Fair.

The char­ity col­lects items for the fair all year round and re­lies on pub­lic do­na­tions.

This year more than 70,000 books will be on sale, sorted into more than 200 sub­ject cat­e­gories.

The fair will be held on July 25 to 27 at the Alexandra Park Func­tion Cen­tre, Green­lane Rd West, Ep­som.

Last year’s event made a record $80,000 for Variety, with the money go­ing to­wards the char­ity’s child lit­er­acy pro­gramme pro­vid­ing com­put­ers and books for schools around the coun­try.

Books can be dropped off to Variety’s of­fice at 290 Great South Rd, Green­lane, from 8.30am to 5pm, or Variety’s spe­cial book bus can pick them up if re­quested.

Call the Variety of­fice on 520-4111.

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