HarborCOV Children’s Book and Magazine Drive

The Saugus Public Library is partnering with Local Eagle Scout, Gabriel Rivera, in his project to collect books and magazines for HarborCOV. HarborCOV, based in Chelsea, provides free safety and support services, along with housing and economic opportunities that promote long-term stability for people affected by violence and abuse. HarborCOV specializes in serving survivors who face additional barriers, such as language, culture and economic, by working to create connections to the supports survivors need to rebuild their lives through a continuum of options. With a commitment to social and economic justice, HarborCOV takes a comprehensive approach to addressing violence within the context of family, culture and community.

Mr. Rivera has placed a collection box in the foyer inside the Library’s main entrance on Central Street.

The following items are being collected:

  • Judy Moody books
  • Junie B. Jones books
  • DC Super Hero Comics
  • Percy Jackson series books
  • Dr. Suess books
  • Sensory Books
  • Hi-5 Magazines
  • Counting Books
  • Pop-up Books
  • Hi-Lights Magazines
  • K-6 Math and Reading Books
  • National Geographic Kids Magazines
  • Goosebumps Books
  • Sports Illustrated Kids Magazines
  • Captain Underpants books.

We applaud Mr. Rivera’s initiative and wish him every success in his project.¬† The collection box will be there until October 4th.


Published: September 11th, 2018

Author: Alan Thibeault