Hartford business hosting book drive to benefit West Central School District – KELOLAND.com

HARTFORD, S.D. (KELO) – Donating a book could save you some money at one Hartford business.
The West Central School District has three libraries. With about 1,200 readers checking out books throughout the school year, it can take a toll on some of the novels.
“What a great problem we have here, our students are reading so much that our books are falling apart, our library circulation has increased significantly the last couple years and with that comes a lot of wear and tear on the books,” district librarian, DaNann Tirrel said.
Several of the books could use an update. The district librarian says due to the pandemic, they haven’t been able to host their book drive for the last two years.
“Which is a major source of funding for our libraries and also a chance for us to bring new and exciting titles for our readers,” Tirrel said.
Now a local business is stepping up to help out the school district. Throughout the month of November Buffalo Ridge Brewing is hosting a book drive.
“Basically one of the owners, Lisa, she had sent me a screenshot from a post that DaNann the librarian had made saying they are in desperate need for books,” beertender, event coordinator, Morgan Bream said. Anything we could do to help, we immediately jumped on it.”
And those who donate can even save some money.
“If anyone brings in 1-5 books they get a $1 off a pint, 6+ books you get a free drink token,” Bream said.
Supporting a community one book at a time.
“We received so much support from everyone in Hartford, Hartford is like a big family, everyone here helps each other and so we feel it’s important to give back to the community in that way,” Bream said.
You can donate new or used books through November 24th.
New titles are needed and some topics like sports and hunting are some of the most popular.
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DENVER, Colo. (SDSU) – No. 2 South Dakota State (17-3-1) earned its sixth Summit League Tournament title with a thrilling 4-2 victory over defending champions and top-seeded Denver (13-6-1) Saturday afternoon. Just six days after falling 2-0 and getting outshot 18-1 by the Pioneers in the regular season finale, the Jacks overcame a Denver goal only 29 seconds into the game to punch their ticket to the NCAA Tournament.
This marks SDSU’s 12th overall Summit League crown and first tournament title since 2019.
WAYNE, NEB.(USF) – Led by a spirited effort from the defense and a big-play offense, the University of Sioux Falls Football Team (7-3, 4-1 NSIC South) exploded for 21 fourth quarter points and rolled to a 38-17 win over Wayne State (6-4, 3-3 NSIC South).
With the victory, USF has won five of its past six games and will conclude the regular season with a Senior Day game on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 1 pm at Upper Iowa. USF is 4-1 in the NSIC South and tied with Augustana for the divisional lead. USF is tied for fourth overall at 7-3 in the NSIC. As a result of the win, USF, which improved to 9-0 all-time against Wayne State, is now 38-11 on the road and 38-11 at home in the NSIC with 76 total wins.
BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO) — SDSU picked up an impressive 27-19 win over #2 NDSU to keep the Dakota Marker Trophy in Brookings.
“I would credit number one our crowd there was unbelievable energy. Our students stayed and I love that and then obviously our players made some plays. We didn’t make them all, but they made some plays to make a difference, so I’m really proud,” SDSU head coach John Stiegelmeier said. “This is such a great rivalry and my hat goes off to the type of football program that North Dakota State is.”