The need is especially great for English and Spanish-language board books, the sturdy picture books that can withstand repeated use by very young children.
Book drive organizers have created a list of suggested titles, but will gladly accept all new or gently-used books for ages one through mid-teen.
The third annual drive follows successful efforts that brought in 2,377 books in 2009 and 2,173 books in 2010.
Campus drop-off locations are:
For information about the drive, contact Katelyn Ander, UNC Undergraduate Library, 919-962-2559.
• Davis Library lobby
• Undergraduate Library lobby
• Wilson Library lobby
• Health Sciences Library
• Law Library
• School of Information and Library Science, Manning Hall lobby
• School of Education, Peabody Hall, Student Affairs Office lobby, 1st floor
• School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building lobby