Annual Book Swap Collects 1,000 Books (PHOTOS)

Three elementary students show off their "new" books

March 1, 2019

Cairo-Durham Elementary held its annual Book Swap in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, which is on March 2nd. 

More than 1,000 books were collected when students donated items from their personal bookshelves that they no longer read. Students then chose "new" books to bring home, and if they donated multiple items they could take home more books (up to five).

Students were thrilled at this event! As shown in the photos below, many students couldn't resist reading their "new" books before they left the cafeteria or immediately showing their friends the books they found.

The CDE Student Council plans to use the extra books for another school-wide book swap in the spring.