Della Davidson’s Square Books Junior Book Fair will be Sunday through Thursday. A special event will be held at Square Books Junior on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For Della Day, 20 percent of all purchases will go to Della Davidson Elementary School if you identify yourself as a Della Book Fair shopper. Family night at Della Book Fair will be Tuesday from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Della Davidson library. Free gift wrapping will be available at all events. Refreshments will also be provided. Regular fair hours at the school will be 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday next week. (November 5, 2010)
The United Way’s Day of Action on Saturday will feature a local book drive for the Boys and Girls Club of Oxford. United Way will have volunteers at Square Books Jr. from 1-4 p.m. collecting books for children up to age 18.
Those who would like to drop off any new or gently used books beforehand can bring them by the United Way office at 440 N. Lamar Blvd., Suite 5, from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, until Friday. To volunteer, contact Moni at firstname.lastname@example.org or 236-4265. (June 16, 2010)
Jack, Annie, Morgan le Fay, Merlin. Those names sound familiar? If you’ve been around the popular Magic Tree House series reading with youngsters, you know them as the major characters. Local fans will get a chance to meet the authors of the long-running series, Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, at Off Square Books on Wednesday. (March 8, 2010, Page 4A)