Local fundraisers want to put more books about women role models in Bartholomew County school and public libraries.

The Women’s Giving Circle, a program of Heritage Fund: The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, is working with Bartholomew Consolidated and Flat Rock-Hawcreek schools to add books to community libraries dealing with women’s history and achievements.

Kristin Munn, director of development for Heritage Fund, explains:

Munn says

that the books were chosen by Bartholomew Consolidated librarians:

Laura Hack, director of elementary education for BCSC, explains the efforts

The goal to raise $5,000. That will add up to 40 books in each of the libraries at all Bartholomew Consolidated and Flat Rock-Hawcreek elementary schools, as well as each of the county library branches.

For more information or to donate to the efforts, you can look online at heritagefundbc.org/donate