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What better use for an old book could there be than as a sturdy book stand.

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ELLINWOOD — Those 26-book encyclopedias and heavy dictionaries, once highly valued, have pass their expiration date in the Information Age as users find the Internet more convienient and up-to-date. Along with damaged books or books with out-of-date information,  they are being repurposed as arts and craft items for decorating.
“The repurposing book project is a hot topic with crafters,” said Sharon Sturgis, librarian at Ellinwood School/Community Library. She and the library staff have created a display case full of creative ideas and samples.
Ellinwood High School students also helped out by folding pages.
No longer collecting dust, old books have ...

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