NORTHBROOK, Ill. – State Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Northbrook, in conjunction with the Lake Bluff nonprofit charity Bernie’s Book Bank, is conducting a children’s book drive now through the month of May at his constituent service office at 3153 Dundee Rd. in Northbrook.

“Reading is one of the best measures to promote academic and lifelong success,” Carroll said. “Helping to ensure that every child has the opportunity to get their hands—and their eyes—on as many books as possible during their formative years is a key part of developing our state’s most precious resource, our children.”

Carroll is asking local residents to collect children’s books, which can then be donated to local families in need. His drive is seeking donations of books for reading levels from beginner through 6th grade. Reference titles, textbooks or activity books, along with religious works are not being sought and should be donated elsewhere.

Carroll’s office is reachable at 847-229-5499 or

Rep. Jonathan CarrollRep. Jonathan Carroll

(D-Buffalo Grove)
57th District

Springfield Office:
253-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 558-1004

District Office:
3153 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 229-5499
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