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     Every year since 2004, the Rotary Club of the Plainfields has given away free dictionaries to every third grade student in the Plainfield school district and in the North Plainfield school district. The local Elks Club in South Plainfield donates the dictionaries in that community. Click here for recent project photos.
 
  • This exciting project gives the gift of learning to students who eagerly await the visit by Rotarians and friends each Fall. Over 1200 dictionaries are handed to the third graders in a one-on-one presentation. 
  • We present most students with an English language version (shown at right - A Student's Dictionary), but also have a Spanish-English version for those who need it.  
  • The books are purchased through an organization called The Dictionary Project. We pay under $3 for each book, which includes shipping. The Dictionary Project's sole purpose is to put a dictionary into the hands of every elementary school student. 
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SPONSOR OF THE MONTH Please visit our special sponsor
- Netherwood Heights Neighbors - located in one of Plainfield's premier historic districts! Click on the image to visit their website


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