Book Vending Machine Coming To Local Elementary School

Book Vending Machine Coming To Local Elementary School

Book Culture

      The Adam Craig Foundation, started by the singer or the same name, just made a generous contribution to a local elementary school: a book vending machine.     Parkside Elementary School in Tenino, Washington received the machine today with the help of Craig, who was in town for the annual Four Square Mile Music Festival.     The vending machine is powered by “golden tokens” that are awarded to students with good behavior and academic success. These tokens can only be used for the vending machine, and regular quarters will not dispense books. The addition of a …

An (Exhaustive) Beginner’s Guide to Book Vending Machines

An (Exhaustive) Beginner’s Guide to Book Vending Machines

Book Culture

Books are hardly the strangest thing human beings have ever put into a vending machine. Aside from our love of stories in all forms, that’s one thing all people generally have in common: we’re honestly pretty weird. One woman’s pregnancy cravings led to the invention of the cupcake vending machine, providing Mississippi, USA with twenty-four-hour cupcake access and making the rest of us wonder why you’d need to be pregnant to want junk food at four in the morning. China and Japan both offer live crab vending machines, complete with vinegar and ginger tea for an optimal on-the-go-meal. (Being from …