WHITE PLAINS, NY — Teachers in White Plains organized a book giveaway on Saturday.
The White Plains Teachers Association shared a video of the event at Eastview Middle School.
They gave away 40,000 books as part of a literacy fair that promotes reading and family well-being.
There were books available for all age groups.
The event is part of the American Federation of Teachers’ nationwide effort to encourage reading. The AFT hopes to give away 1 million books by the end of the year.