LEBANON, Pa. (Nov. 18, 2014) – Royer’s Flowers & Gifts’ annual “Bouquets for Books” event collected 1,452 new children’s books for public libraries in the six counties where the company operates.
The book drive, which ran Nov. 1-8, asked customers to donate new children’s books in exchange for a free bouquet, up to three per family per visit.
Here are the libraries and the number of books presented to them:
- Berks County Public Libraries: 241
- Cumberland County Library System: 158
- Dauphin County Library System: 130
- Hershey Public Library (independent): 125
- Lebanon County Libraries: 182
- Library System of Lancaster County: 309
- York County Library System: 307
In its nine years, Bouquets for Books has collected nearly 14,000 books for the libraries. Based in Lebanon, Royer’s (www.royers.com) has 17 stores in Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties. Sister company Stephenson’s Flowers & Gifts has one store in Harrisburg. ###