Elora Competition E-book Sale volunteers able to take donations

FERGUS – The sale isn’t till Could, however organizers of the annual Elora Competition E-book Sale are actually accepting donations of books.

The volunteer crew was busy the morning of Feb. 27 organizing books into classes, pulling out books in poor situation for recycling, and packaging them up for transport to the ebook sale in Could.

Volunteer Karen Eddie stated volunteers collected 1,600 containers of books final yr and raised $60,000 for the Elora Competition by way of the sale.

They at present have about 700 containers of books.

“So we’re half-way there,” she stated. “However we want extra books.”

Volunteers work within the basement of 380 St. Andrew St. West, on the south facet of St. Andrew Avenue by Maiden Lane with entry by way of a facet entrance. Outdoors is the ebook shed, which is unlocked, and ebook donations will be left there at any time.

Bringing in containers of donated books and initiating the sorting course of, from left, are: Bob Dawson, Randy McLean, Wayne Taylor, Don Cuming and Steven Brown. Photograph by Joanne Shuttleworth


Organizers additionally settle for CDs, DVDs, LPs, board video games and puzzles. They don’t settle for textbooks, encyclopedias or magazines.

The sale will run Could 5 to  7 on the Elora Curling Membership.

Sale officers might additionally use extra volunteers, Eddie stated, each for sorting forward of the sale and through the sale itself.

Volunteers typically meet Monday mornings.

Anybody considering volunteering can electronic mail the competition workplace at [email protected].