About 25 gathered to peruse books and sample root beers, at WGBC’s first Root Beer and Reading Literary Swapshop.
Five tables were filled with books donated by church and community members, and most attendees found some literary treasures to take home. It was decided that we will leave the books out until after service next Sunday, so those who could not attend might have a chance to lay claim to printed gems of their own interest.
Any of the children’s books left over on Sunday will be donated to the Avery Elementary Library, and any of the adult books will be donated to Schnucks, which sells the used books and donates the monies to local charities.
Thanks to everyone who donated books and cookies, and thanks to everyone who came and made this social event more fun by virtue of the fellowship.
Served were root beer floats and other treats, and attendees were invited to taste test six root beers and to guess which ones went with which labels. Fitz’s Root Beer won the taste test fairly handily.