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A book drive has been held by a freshman state lawmaker from New Milford.  Representative Bill Buckbee teamed up with Representative Stephanie Cummings for the “Share a Book at Harrybrooke” event to collect books for the  Waterbury Reads Gently Used Children’s Book Drive. 


collected about 1,500 books for the program. 


Buckbee, who serves as Executive Director of Harrybrooke Park, said coming together to help kids is one of the many positive projects connecting the people of Connecticut. 


Harrybrooke Park is a private park endowed by a trust left by Frank A. Harden and managed by non-profit volunteer organization to preserve the park’s natural beauty and upkeep the park’s facilities and the Harden House Museum. The park hosts several community events year round.