[Libs-Or] Books-for-China Project - May update

Sapon-White, Richard richard.sapon-white at oregonstate.edu
Fri May 15 09:55:31 PDT 2009

The Books for China Project has collected over 220 boxes of books to
ship to China this coming fall!  We're still quite a ways from our goal
of 1000 boxes, so why not pack some boxes and send them along now.

What we're collecting: fiction, non-fiction, children's and young adult
books, academic titles, science, technology, humanities, social

Please do not send: books with a political or religious agenda, sexually
graphic text or images, outdated software manuals, materials of an
ephemeral nature, journals (whether bound or not)
The Oregon State Library (OSL) is the Books-for-China collection site.
If your library has access to a van or truck, please transport your
books to OSL yourself if possible. You may deliver books to OSL Monday
through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Please call ahead if you are
delivering a large shipment.)  For questions about delivering books to
OSL, please call Joel Henderson at OSL, 503-378-2814. You may also ship
books to: 
        Oregon State Library 
        Books-for-China Project 
        250 Winter Street NE 
        Salem, OR  97301-3950 
You may also send small shipments through the Orbis Cascade Alliance
Courier.  Please limit boxes to 1 cubic foot (such as a 19x15x6 standard
Baker & Taylor box) and 35 pounds if shipping via the courier. (If
delivering books on your own, boxes may be larger, but please not

This project is sponsored by the Oregon State Library and the OLA
International Relations Round Table.  For further information, please
feel free to contact me per the info below.

Thanks, everyone, and keep those boxes coming!!

Richard E. Sapon-White, Chair
OLA International Relations Round Table 
Cataloging Unit Head
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR  97331-4501
541-737-7319 (voice)
Richard.Sapon-White at oregonstate.edu

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