New volunteers help keep book fair going strong


The 41st edition of the McGill Book Fair takes place Tuesday through Thursday at Redpath Hall, 3461 McTavish St., just south of Doctor Penfield Ave. The event, which is open to the public, begins at 1 p.m. on Tuesday; on Wednesday and Thursday, doors open at 9 a.m. Closing time throughout is 9 p.m. All proceeds are used to support McGill scholarships and bursaries. The fair has raised more than $1.5 million since its inception in 1971 and the 2011 edition raised $74,430.

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