|Contact:||Mrs. Edward H. Olivari, Co-Chairman|
|Officers:||Mrs. Edward H. Olivari, Co-Chairman|
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|Overseas Offices:||Information not available.|
|Geographical Area:||Information not available.|
Donated Books are the principal activity of Operation Bookshelf which was formed in 1954 within the Scarsdale Woman's Club.
Destinations of Shipments: Sent primarily to American Peace Corps Groups located in the Philippines, Africa, etc. for distribution to needy institutions.
Kinds of Books Distributed: Mainly fiction & non-fiction; recent (only) textbooks-primary to high school.
Content Selection Policy: Limited mailings 30 - 50 books each are sent to Peace Corps Volunteers who request books.
No. of Copies Distributed: 1986: 23,659 1987: 22,637.
Used Books: (Only) Local schools donate used library books; individuals in the community donate used books also.
|Citation:||American Books Donated Abroad|