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Help Friends of the UC Library - Donate a Board Game


The Friends of the Uphams Corner Library is asking for your help.  They are joining with Commercial Free Childhood.org to participate in the annual week-long event, "Screen Free Week," May 5-11, 2014  They are asking the community to support the event by participating or donating lightly used board games.



Screen Free WeekPlan to Participate in "Screen Free Week" for Your Health's Sake

 Have you ever heard of "Screen Free Week"? 

Did you know that participation is good for your health and for your family, too? 



The Friends of the Uphams Corner Library is sponsoring events for Screen Free Week (SFW) scheduled for May 5 - May 11, 2014.

They will be sending out more details on dates and times to their members.  Everyone is invited to help support and organize events that promote life free of cell phones, tablets and computers. 

The Friends group needs donations of gently used board games.  They are inviting you to look through your drawers and closets for games you don't use and which have all their pieces and instructions.  Donations can be left with library staff at the front desk or in the Children's Room of the Uphams Corner Library at 500 Columbia Rd.

Anyone interested in helping organize publicity or events for Screen Free Week, please attend the next meeting of the Friends of the Uphams Corner Library, Saturday March 8th @ 930 a.m. or feel free to contact Katherine Jenkins Kjom <kjd100@gmail.com>.


What SCREEN FREE WEEK - An annual celebration where children, families, schools, *libraries* & communities turn off screens (tv's,
computers, etc) & turn on life!
Monopoly Board Game
When Mon May 5 - Sun May 11, 2014
Why Excessive screen time is harmful to kids' physical health, mental/emotional health & academics, and minority youth are disproportionately affected.
Who Anyone can organize or participate!
Info
Promoted by www.commercialfreechildhood.org

http://www.screenfree.org/whatissfw.htm

http://www.screenfree.org/resources.htm




Posted: February 9, 2014     Nancy J Conrad


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