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Volunteer book lovers in 5,000 communities across America, including Alexandria, will give away half a million free books on - April 23 (the birthday of William Shakespeare).


The efforts are part of World Book Night U.S., an ambitious campaign to give away free, specially printed books to people who may not be regular readers. The goal is to try to interest people in the pleasure of reading a good book.

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