Posts tagged books

Erie cat shelter seeks donations of used books

By | April 21, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, 5439 West Lake Road, is accepting donations of gently used books for a book sale to be held in May. The sale, scheduled for May 17 and 18, at the shelter, will benefit a cat named Phoenix who needs a liver shunt. Books can be dropped off at the shelter on… View Article

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Donations needed for Easter basket giveaways

By | April 3, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Odessa’s Place, 628 W. 18th St., is seeking donations of Easter baskets and items to fill the baskets for its third annual Easter basket giveaway. Last year, through donations from the community, Odessa’s Place was able to give 450 baskets to families in the community.  This year’s goal is to top 500 baskets. The baskets will be… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help with Y’s Healthy Kids Day

By | March 6, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


Looking for a fun volunteer opportunity involving helping kids to learn healthy habits? The YMCA of Greater Erie needs volunteers to help staff its annual Healthy Kids Day event on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at JMC Ice Arena, 423 W. 38th St. There are two volunteer shifts that day: 9 a.m…. View Article

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Barnes & Noble holds book drive for Erie County children

By | December 11, 2013 5:01 pm | 0 Comments


Barnes & Noble customers can donate books to children in need during the store’s annual holiday book drive, which runs through Jan. 1. This year, the store is partnering with the United Way of Erie County to help distribute the donated books throughout the county. In addition, Barnes & Noble will host a fundraiser on Sunday… View Article

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Volunteers needed to promote reading in Erie County

By | October 10, 2013 1:25 pm | 0 Comments


Would you like to help children in Erie County enter kindergarten with a love of reading and ready to learn? United Way of Erie County has created the Reading Buddies program in conjunction with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Children participating in the Imagination Library program receive one free book a month from birth to… View Article

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Friends of the Library need help moving books

By | March 19, 2013 1:55 pm | 0 Comments


The Friends of the Library work year round to collect and sort books in preparation for the Erie County Library’s annual book sale and various small sales throughout the year, and moving books is a vital part of the process. Library discards and books donated by Erie County residents are moved from the library and collection sites to… View Article

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