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Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė will on Wednesday light up a Christmas tree at the Presidential Palace in Vilnius and kick off the traditional Christmas of Books campaign.
Lithuanian Republic Presidential Palace
Lithuanian Republic Presidential Palace
© DELFI / Šarūnas Mažeika

In its seventh year now, the Christmas of Books encourages people to donate good, new books to their libraries, the president's office said.

It noted that the campaign has grown into a nationwide movement involving library readers, communities, business and public organizations, publishers and writers, and foreign embassies.

Some 225,000 books have been donated since it was launched back in 2011.

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