BCSD begins free book giveaway

MONCKS CORNER, SC (Press Release) – Berkeley County School District’s Title 1 Office is sponsoring a free book giveaway for students entering Kindergarten through 5th grade on June 2, 3, 6 and 7, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at various schools throughout the district.

This is the fourth year the District has offered free books to students to read during the summer. The dates of each distribution, times, along with the schools participating are below.

June 2, 2016 June 3, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016
Berkeley Intermediate

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Devon Forest Elementary

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Goose Creek Primary

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

H.E. Bonner Elementary

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

St. Stephen Elementary

10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Sangaree Elementary

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

College Park Elementary

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Cross Elementary

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cainhoy Elementary/Middle

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Dr. Denise Ling, Director of Federal and State Programs for Berkeley County School District, said, “The greatest thing about this book distribution is that the students are receiving three high interest books based on content matter they will see in the grade they are entering. Not only are we battling the summer slide, we are planting seeds for future learning.”

Students who attend Berkeley Elementary, Berkeley Intermediate or Whitesville Elementary can go to the Berkeley Intermediate on Thursday, June 2, to receive free books. St. Stephen Elementary and J.K. Gourdin Elementary School students can go to St. Stephen Elementary on Thursday, June 2, to receive free books. Students who attend Devon Forest Elementary or Boulder Bluff Elementary can go to Devon Forest Elementary on Friday, June 3, to receive books. Sangaree Elementary and Sangaree Intermediate students can go to Sangaree Elementary to pick up their free books on Friday, June 3. Students who attend Goose Creek Primary and Sedgefield Intermediate can go to Goose Creek Primary on Monday, June 6, for their free books. College Park Elementary students may go to their school for books on Monday, June 6. H.E. Bonner Elementary students may go to their school, while Cross Elementary students should go to Cross and Cainhoy Elementary/Middle students should visit their school for books, on Tuesday, June 7.


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