Books to be collected for children's hospital


Barnes & Noble, located at the Shops at Boardman Park, 381 Boardman-Poland Road, is collecting books for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley through Jan. 1.

The book drive gets under way today with a storytime at 10:30 a.m. Guest readers will read to children, and snacks will be provided.

Representatives from Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will be on hand to distribute information about the hospital.

The books will be distributed to patients in Akron’s Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, its emergency department, and its pediatric primary care and subspecialty offices, as well as to the patients in its inpatient units.

For information about how to participate contact Denise Brindle at 330-629-9562.

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