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‘Ice Cream for Books’ a sweet success

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More than 225 children of all ages scooped up books at Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary's annual “Ice Cream for Books” Thursday evening, April 10 at the school. It's an event that encourages families with young children to read and recycle books.

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"It was a great turnout," said Pam Hanson, a WDC teacher who coordinates the event that continues to grow in popularity each year.

This free, school-sponsored event features a book swap, book bingo, a free book-a-minute giveaway, and, of course, ice cream treats! The book swap is always a favorite as children donates books and collects tickets to receive gently-used books in return.

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