“Give a Kid a Book” campaign kicks off

(WEAU) - The L.E. Phillips Public Library in Eau Claire is collecting books for kids this holiday season.

The 18th annual “Give a Kid a Book” project started Monday and runs through December 18th. Last year the "Give a Kid a Book” campaign gave out 4,000, and this year is shooting for 6,500.

The library is asking for new, unwrapped books that you can drop off there, UW-Eau Claire's holiday concert or at Books A Million.

Committee Chair of the project, Glenda Winders says they need “books for children, board books for toddlers, pictures books for lower elementary grades, non-fiction for middle and high school any kind of book we can use.”

The books will be given to area agencies serving children and teens.

You can also donate money to be used to buy new books.

The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from the viewers but we are not obligated to post comments we feel inappropriate or violate our guidelines. Here are some of the criteria you should follow when posting comments:

Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. Children and families visit this site. We will delete comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.

We will delete all comments using hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our web site.

Comments should not attack other readers personally.

We will delete comments we deem offensive, in bad taste, or out of bounds. We are not obligated to post comments that are rude or insensitive.

We do not edit user-submitted comments.

As a host WEAU 13 News welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However, we have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason WEAU 13 News reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus