Erie to Receive 40,000 Book Donation

Published 07/08 2014 05:50PM

Updated 07/09 2014 12:37PM

July 8, 2014 - Erie is one of two cities in the country to receive 40,000 brand new Disney/Hyperion books, thanks to First Book of Washington, D.C.

The other city to receive the books is Houston, Texas.

The books will help at-risk kids in Erie, Crawford, Warren, and Ashtabula counties fall in love with reading, and to promote literacy in the community.

The books will be delivered on October 6th.

The books will be distributed to children through nonprofit organizations and teachers.

To apply, teachers and nonprofits must first register with First Book at by September 15, 2014.

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