Building a Bridge with Books

In most places, they'd end up in a landfill or recycling bin.

But at the old Hamm's Brewery in St. Paul, thousands and thousands of used books and classroom text books are sorted and packed daily, bound for an underdeveloped continent desperate for 'anything' to read.

Twin Cities-based 'Books For Africa' is celebrating both its 20th year, and its 20 millionth book sent to schools, universities, and libraries in 42 different African nations…