Release date: 1/2/2017
Cuyahoga County Public Library holds children’s book drive
Library branches will accept donations of NEW and GENTLY USED children’s books January 2–16, 2017
Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) is holding a children's book drive January 2–16, 2017 to benefit Reach Out and Read and Cleveland Kids' Book Bank. Visit the circulation desk at any CCPL branch during normal library hours to make donations. CCPL will accept donations of NEW and GENTLY USED children’s books.
The book drive will culminate on Monday, January 16th with a day of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of service to others. Visit any CCPL branch on MLK Jr. Day to donate NEW and GENTLY USED children’s books, participate in a bookmark craft, and write messages of encouragement to young readers in donated books. Donated books will be distributed to children throughout the county by Reach Out and Read and Cleveland Kids' Book Bank.
Reach Out and Read is a nonprofit organization of medical providers who promote early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms nationwide. Learn more at Reach Out and Read
Cleveland Kids, Book Bank’s mission is to foster improved literacy and a love of reading by providing free books to children in need. Learn more at Cleveland Kids' Book Bank
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