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The Great Book Swap: a great success!

October 3, 2014

We would like to extend a big thank you to the Bond community for making the Great Book Swap such a success. Just over $500 was raised which is a wonderful donation that will go the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

A special thank you also to PVC Alan Finch, Aunty Pat Levy, Narelle Urquhart and Jason Murray from the Nyombil Centre and Madison Byrne-Jameson and Emily MacDonald from Bond Indigenous Awareness Society (BIAS) who all collaborated with the Library staff organising the event (Jessie, Sue, Jo, Peta, Rachel and Daniel – and Amy and Tiffany who helped man the stall!).

We received many generous book donations in the 2 weeks leading up to the event … and many of these went home with a new owner! A great result for the Bond community. – Wendy Abbott, University Librarian