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RECEDES, STUDENTS SAY THEY ARE INSPIRED TO MAKE THE MOST OF THEIR SCHOOL DAYS. THE OCEAN AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN PORTLAND SAYS IT LOSES TWO-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN LIBRARY BOOKS EVERY YEAR. NEW TONIGHT – THE LIBRARY IS HOSTING A FUNDRAISER TO REPLACE THOSE BOOKS. THE FUNDRAISER IS ONLINE AND SO FAR THEY ARE ABOUT 15 PERCENT OF THE WAY TO THEIR ONE-THOUSAND DOLLAR GOAL. ALL THE MONEY RAISED GOES BACK INTO THE LIBRARY AND MAKING SURE STUDENTS HAVE WHAT THEY NEED TO SUCCEED IN THE SCHOOL YEAR. EVERY BOOK LEAVES THE LIBRARY BECAUSE IT WAS IMPORTANT TO SOMEONE SO WHEN THOSE BOOKS DON’T COME BACK, ITS OUR GOAL TO TRY TO REPLACE THEM IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE, HEAD TO áTITLE-WISH- DOT-CO

Maine school raises money to replace lost books

Ocean Avenue Elementary says it loses $2,000 in library books every year

The Ocean Avenue elementary school in Portland has launched a fundraiser to help restock the library shelves. The school says it loses more than $2,000 in library books every year, mostly because they are never returned. The school currently lists about 60 titles that need to be replaced. The goal is to make sure that students have everything they need to succeed. “Every book leaves the library because it was important to someone, so when those books don’t come back, it’s our goal to try to replace them,” said the school. librarian Eva Platt. The school has launched an online fundraiser, hoping to raise $1,000. People who want to help can also donate specific books. Click here to see that list. As of Thursday morning, the school had raised about 15% of its goal. The fundraiser is scheduled to run through September.

The Ocean Avenue elementary school in Portland has launched a fundraiser to help restock the library shelves.

The school says it loses more than $2,000 in library books every year, mostly because they are never returned. The school currently lists about 60 titles that need to be replaced. The goal is to make sure that students have everything they need to succeed.

“Every book leaves the library because it was important to someone, so when those books don’t come back, it’s our goal to try to replace them,” said school librarian Eva Platt.

The school has launched an online fundraiser, hoping to raise $1,000. People who want to help can also donate specific books. Click here to see that list.

As of Thursday morning, the school had raised about 15% of its goal. The fundraiser is scheduled to run through September.

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