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Book ‘Em is back: Fighting crime with books

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Bloomington Briefing Published July 29, 2022
Updated on November 2, 2022
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Donations are now being accepted for the Bloomington Crime Prevention Association’s 28th annual Book ‘Em used book sale. Accepted items are all types of books, CDs, DVDs, records, games and puzzles.

The revenue generated by the Book ‘Em sale will be awarded as grants to Bloomington organizations for crime prevention activities. This year, Book ‘Em will take place October 7 – 22, in the former Toys-R-Us store, 7839 Southtown Mall, at Southtown Shopping Center.

To support the BCPA, visit for an up-to-date list of drop-off locations and drop dates and times.

For additional information, visit the BCPA website at, or contact the BCPA at or 952-220-2537.