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Help expand reading opportunities for kids

Published on March 10, 2017 7:02AM

Last changed on March 16, 2017 10:50AM

The Libraries Reading Outreach in Clatsop County program will be holding its second annual fundraiser on March 23 at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center in Seaside.

As part of the fundraiser there will be a Little Free Libraries live auction. Little Free Libraries are a free exchange community library that people may place in their yards or businesses. Libraries ROCC is accepting donations of little free libraries built by community members and businesses as well as reading themed birdhouses. For more details on building and donating a little library, please contact your local library.

Ticket price includes light desserts, refreshments, and the program of a silent auction and live auction.

Tickets are $15 at the door and may also be purchased at the Seaside, Astoria or Warrenton Public Library.

Libraries Reading Outreach is a collaboration between the public libraries, school districts and County, providing library outreach services to all youth ages birth to 19 in Clatsop County. Approximately 2,900 children live outside the city limits (and library service areas) of the three public libraries in our County.

The three main objectives of Libraries Reading Outreach or ROCC are to provide a library card in the hands of every child, an annual countywide summer reading program, and courier services to assist children in returning their materials.


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