Donations to help school libraries

Craven County Partners in Education has teamed up with Craven Smart Start and Newspapers in Education for a book drive next week.

Donated books will be used in libraries and classrooms in Craven County Schools.

Books can be dropped off at any Craven County school as well as at the Havelock News in Stonebridge Square. Dropoff locations in New Bern include the Sun Journal, Craven Smart Start, AlphaGraphics, Century 21 Zaytoun-Raines and the Craven County Schools central office.

For more information about the book drive, contact Darlene Brown at 514-6321 or by email at or go on the Partners in Education website at