LEBANON, Pa. (Nov. 18, 2013) – Royer’s Flowers & Gifts’ annual book drive collected 1,653 new children’s books for the libraries in Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties.
This year’s “Bouquets for Books” took place Nov. 1-9. For each book that customers donated, Royer’s gave them a free bouquet, up to three per family per visit.
Royer’s presented the books to the county library systems and to the independent Hershey Public Library. Here is the distribution:
- Berks County Public Libraries: 133
- Cumberland County Library System: 151
- Dauphin County Library System: 89
- Hershey Public Library: 103
- Lebanon County Libraries: 146
- Library System of Lancaster County: 616
- York County Library System: 415
In its eight-year history, Bouquets for Books has collected nearly 12,500 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.