Royer’s annual book drive collects 1,370 new children’s titles for public libraries

Nearly 17,000 in event's 11-year history
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LEBANON, Pa. (Nov. 14, 2016) – Royer’s Flowers & Gifts’ annual book drive collected 1,370 new children’s titles for public libraries in the seven counties where the company operates.

Bouquets for Books, which ran Oct. 22-Nov. 5, has yielded nearly 17,000 books in its 11-year history.

Anyone who donated a new children’s book was eligible to receive a free bouquet. Here are the libraries and the number of books presented to them this year:

  • Berks County Public Libraries: 177
  • Cumberland County Library System: 156
  • Dauphin County Library System: 96
  • Hershey Public Library (independent): 113
  • Middletown Public Library (independent): 15
  • Franklin County Library System: 106
  • Lebanon County Libraries: 165
  • Library System of Lancaster County: 315
  • York County Library System: 227

Based in Lebanon, Royer’s ( has 15 stores in Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties. Sister company Stephenson’s Flowers & Gifts has one store in Harrisburg.