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Stanton Daily Grind adds book exchange to menu

Mary Pickels
| Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
The Stanton Daily Grind in New Stanton is now a “Little Free Library” site.
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The Stanton Daily Grind in New Stanton is now a “Little Free Library” site.

The Stanton Daily Grind in New Stanton is now host of a new Little Free Library , located between the coffee shop and Hepler’s Hardware at 814 Route 119 North.

The global nonprofit organization fosters neighborhood book exchanges with a “Take a Book — Share a Book” philosophy.

The new steward, Stanton Daily Grind coffee shop, offers patrons a large shelf of free books inside the store. By offering an additional book exchange, employees say they hope to encourage visitors to read after regular business hours.

”We welcome a lot of distant travelers, especially from the adjacent interstates,” manager Carrie Boots says in a release. “If a visitor comes by when we are closed, we still want them to have access to fresh reading material and to feel welcome.”

The Westmoreland Library Network and historian Jennifer Sopko, author of “Idlewild: History and Memories of Pennsylvania’a Oldest Amusement Park,” are among the early book donors, the release adds.

Details: 724-635-3952 or stantondailygrind.com

Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary at 724-836-5401, mpickels@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MaryPickels.

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