Sweetwater High School to host Community Book Fair

Book Club members from Sweetwater High School will host a Book Fair from Scholastic from Monday, Nov. 14 through Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, to help raise funds for library projects. Student volunteers from the newly formed Book Club have helped to plan the fair and will also help run it.The book fair will be open each day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and feature a wide range of books for everyone from pre-school to adults, including mystery and adventure novels, fantasy trilogies, sports guides and the latest bestsellers from more than 150 publishers. Parents, children, teachers and the community are invited to attend.On Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 5-7 p.m., the book fair will feature a special community event. The school will be showcasing students who are involved in AVID and various clubs on the Sweetwater High School campus. "Our Book Club is working very hard to put on a great book fair event - one that promotes literacy and reading, while at the same time raising money for much-needed school resources," said Pam Lawrence, librarian and Book Club sponsor at Sweetwater High School.Sponsorships are available. Area businesses interested in making a donation are asked to contact Pam Lawrence at (325) 235-4371 ext. 801.Proceeds from the fair will also be used to purchase e-books and library resources for student use.