UPDATED: Watertown's Lowell School PTO Kicks Off Book Drive

The school started collecting books to add to libraries in the school's classrooms.


[Updated Jan. 7, 2013 at 7:55 a.m.]

Lowell School's PTO kicked off a book drive on Thursday, but before it even officially got going the school already had a health set of donations.

The books collected will go to enhance the classroom libraries at Lowell, according to the Lowell School PTO's Facebook page. The response so far has been strong.

"The Lowell School Book Drive hasn't even officially started and we already have about 600 books. Books can be dropped off at the school starting January 3rd, and a box will be setup right at the Main Entrance to drop your books in. Help us to RESTOCK our classroom libraries by RECYCLING your children's books," said a message on the Lowell PTO Facebook page.

The books drive seeks gently used books for ages 4 to 13, of all types – picture books, chapter books, easy reader books, reference books, non-fiction, etc.

Lowell families can leave books in a box outside the Lowell School library until Jan. 17. The school is located at 175 Orchard St., Watertown. Anyone who is not a Lowell family can send the Lowell PTO Facebook page a Private Message and someone will get in touch with them to pick up any books they may have.

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Lowell School PTO January 05, 2013 at 01:19 PM
Thank you to the Patch for helping us to promote this. We are in need of ~Gently Used Books ~For ages 4-13 ~All types, fiction, non-fiction, Chapter Books, Storybooks/Picture Books, reference, etc. If you are not a Lowell Family but live in Watertown and would like to donate some books please send us a Private Message on our FB page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lowell-School-PTO/101654219909103 and we can arrange to pick up from you. We can only have Lowell families dropping books off at the school.


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