BOONE—Are you a bibliophile? Would you like a chance to add to your collection while advancing sustainability at Appalachian State University?
Belk Library and Information Commons has been culling their stacks, and while the discarded volumes are slated to be recycled, a focus on Appalachian’s commitment to Zero Waste by creating reuse opportunities means the books are available for purchase.
These books contain vast amounts of knowledge on various subjects, and span three centuries of information and growth. They’re perfect for collections, art projects and anything else you can dream up.
Every Friday, the Office of Sustainability in East Hall will receive a new shipment of books. Each lot will be in the office for two weeks before heading to recycling. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you want to have the best selection, come Friday afternoons or Mondays.
Each book will be one cent, but larger donations are accepted. All funds will go toward the installation of new recycling cabinets in the library. Bring your reusable bag and fill up your brain.
Current books by type:
- Sociology/Social Psychology
- Political Science
- How-To Books
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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