John Pettibone School in New Milford will kick off its annual book fair today (Friday), Nov. 12, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The fair will also be held Monday to Thursday, Nov. 15-18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and next Friday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Pickett District Road school.

The fair's theme is "Everyday Heroes, Reading Saves the Day."

In the days preceding the fair and during the fair, donations are collected to be used to purchase books for the town's Santa Fund, which provides goods to families in need during the holiday season.