(August 5, 2011)

Contact: Dena Pruett, Centenary Marketing & Communication, 318.869.5715

Upcoming Book Drop for 25th Annual Centenary Book Bazaar

SHREVEPORT, LA — The Centenary College Muses will accept donations for the 25th Annual Centenary Book Bazaar on Monday, August 8, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Centenary College Book House, located in Centenary Square, 108 East Kings Highway.

Volunteers will be available to unload donations of gently used books, CDs, videotapes, DVDs, records and cassettes. Receipts will be issued to those donors requesting them. August 8 is the final book drop day hosted by the Muses, but the Book House will continue to be staffed on Mondays and Wednesdays. Donations may be left in the blue bins located in front of the Book House at any time.

The Annual Book Bazaar is sponsored by the Centenary Muses. The proceeds fund various student-centered campus projects and programs not included in the regular college budget. The 25th Annual Book Bazaar will be held Friday, September 9, from 4 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, September 10, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Gold Dome.

For more information, contact the Book House at 318.219.3409.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and has been recognized as "One of the Best 371 Colleges" by the Princeton Review and one of "America's Best Colleges" and one of "America's Best Private Colleges" by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.