Over 100 North Country businesses join ‘Shelfie’ book program
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:31 am

LIFE (Literacy IS For Everyone) would like to thank all Shelfie! sponsors from 2015-2019 and invite any and all North Country businesses to participate in our Shelfie! Program for 2020 and beyond.

LIFE seeks to increase literacy awareness in the North Country by providing small caches of new and gently used books to be given away in waiting rooms/reception areas, laundromats, etc. To date, over 100 business locations have been sharing Sheflie! of books since we began this venture.

Look for free books at Manor Apartments; Ludlow Laundry Co.; One Stop Career Center; Dr. Kerrigan; Renewal House; Canton Methodist Church; Potsdam Tire and Auto; Market Square Mall; Got Wash; Suds; North Country Neighbors; North Country Collision; Monro Muffler; Depot St Laundromat; Aubuchon Village Mall; Swing Time Golf; Enterprise; Sabad's Restaurant; Norwood 24 hr Laundromat; Yum Yums; Norfolk Coin Laundry; Nanette’s Rise and Shine Cafe; Twin Pines Gas Station; Riverview Restaurant; Gray's Laundromat; The Sherman Inn; Washboard Laundry & Dry Cleaning; Dashnaw's Pizza/Laundromat; Fidelis Care; Witkop Chiropractic; Madrid Laundry; Town and Country Veterinary; Dr. Harwood; Java Joint; Swanton Laundromat; St. Lawrence Centre; Dr. Scruggs; Friends Internet Launderette; Clinton Oak Corner Laundromat; Washland; Wishing Well Tatros; Peter Dumas Law Office; Fastprint; Riverview Laundromat; Hosler's Family Restaurant; Main Street Laundry; Debra Drive Laundry Room; TJ's North Country Laundry; Community Connections of Franklin County; West End Laundromat; Orchard Park Laundromat; Ellis Ford; Raymondville Food Pantry; and in Little Libraries across the North Country.

Special thanks to Friends of the Potsdam Library and various individuals for donations of books to support the Shelfie! literacy outreach efforts. Thank you to all our participating business for making this program a success - over 1,000 books per month are donated and distributed!

LIFE’s St. Lawrence County office is located on the 3rd floor of the Potsdam Library, 2 Park Street, Potsdam, NY, 13676. Our goals include working closely with human service agencies to address any literacy needs their clients may have. We are a ProLiteracy partner agency and train volunteers to work one-on-one with adults who need help with reading, writing, math, GED prep, or English as a second language.

Maria D. Morrison

Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE)