Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Paul Valleau is Now 9 and Still Raising Big Bucks for the Jersey City Free Public Library

Jersey City 9-year-old donates over $1,000 to help fund library reading program. (The Jersey Journal, 6/22/2011)

Excerpt: Paul raised the money selling used books on Newark Avenue and can be found outside the library every Saturday afternoon.

"If kids want to read, they always have the library here for them," said Paul, who has contributed a total of $1,902.84 to the library. "Last year, I read 115 books in the summer reading program. You can't buy them all.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for following my grandson's fundraiser progress on your blog. I see you are a long-term library advocate.