Dear Sun Spots: I am collecting Dr. Pepper labels with the logo of “Spider-Man 2” on it. I need one more to make 12 so I can send for my free T-shirt.

Would any of your readers have any?

Also, would someone have some V.C. Andrews books? I need three: “Wicked Forest,” “Hidden Leaves” and “Dark Seed.” If anyone has them and doesn’t need them, I’ll gladly take them off your hands. I can be reached at (207) 998-3404. Thanks. – A. G., Poland.

Answer: Sun Spots did see some books by this author among the books for sale at the Lewiston Public Library. You may want to look into that. There are several bookcases of both children’s and adults books for sale, located by the current front entrance, on Lisbon Street.

Dear Sun Spots: Please tell me where there are some clothing consignment stores in the Lewiston-Auburn area and where they are located. Thank you so very much. – Needs to Know, Lisbon Falls.

Answer: Try contacting the following:

Second Hand Rose Consignment Shop, 53 Maine St., Brunswick, (207) 729-9761, accepts men’s, women’s, contemporary and retro clothing.

My Sister’s Closet, 264 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough – across from the Scarborough Municipal Building – (883-3388, ask for Madeline Ireland). Ireland accepts really high quality (mainly name-brand) men’s, women’s and children’s clothing; jewelry; dishes; collectibles; art; bedding; curtains, etc. Winter hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Kids Unlimited, 352 Warren Ave, Portland (878-5028, ask for Tammy). They accept children’s clothing, sizes newborn to 10; toys, furniture; videos; books; and any items a child or baby can use.

They clean, iron and ensure everything is spotless prior to selling items, and they ensure items are in style. They are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Foster parents receive a 10 percent discount.

The Clothes Rack, Capital Shopping Center in Augusta, (207) 622-5587. The shop is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

• To No Name, Farmington, who is seeking a treadmill for their daughter (Sun Spots column Sept. 15): Please contact the Sun Spots column. A reader has one in working order and would like to contact you.

Dear Sun Spots: The Oxford County Mental Health services needs your donations:

We need glue, glue sticks, ceramic pieces to be painted, paints, paintbrushes, seasonal craft kits, craft foam (assorted colors), construction paper, stickers, beads, coloring books, paint-by-number kits, wooden craft products, books, relaxing tapes, playing cards, model kits, Legos, hooked rug kits and latch hooks, play dough, yarn, crochet hooks, knitting needles, markers, pipe cleaners, colored paper, wood burning kits, jewelry kits, loom kits, wood puzzles, books or any other creative material which one could use to express their feelings. We also need mattress covers and plastic covers for twin, full and queen-size beds, as well as casserole dishes and durable pots and pans.

If you can please help, call us at (207) 364-3549 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and we’ll make arrangements for the items to be picked up or you can drop them off.

Thanking you all in advance for your generosity.

We are a nonprofit agency and one of our our programs is a three-bed residential unit.

Besides helping clients on our unit work towards their mental health goals, we also want to provide them with some therapeutic activities. These items would really help achieve this. Please remember us. – Oxford County Mental Health Services Residential Unit, Rumford.

• The 21st annual Christmas Craft Show that was to be held at the Lewiston Armory and was featured in the Sept. 23 column has been canceled.

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