BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — Students at Seth Whitman Elementary School are now able to earn books from vending machines.

To get a book, students use tokens earned from doing well in class.

Money to install the book vending machine came from the Race For Education fundraiser.

“It’s an opportunity to promote literacy and positive reinforcement here at Seth Whitman Elementary, and we’re really excited for the opportunity to have such a thing,” said Heather Steins, co-president of the Seth Whitman PTO.

The books are available in both English and Spanish because the school has a dual language program.


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