United Way to host book giveaway
For the Rapids City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Help United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties fight the “summer slide” by attending the ninth annual Great Book Giveaway, June 11-14.
Volunteers will be read to children at each location for approximately half an hour and each child can select books to keep.
All children up to 12 years old, parents, grandparents, caregivers, and day care providers are invited to attend the event.
The giveaways will take place: June 11 at Edwards Alexander Memorial Park, Port Edwards, 10:30 a.m.; June 11 in the Municipal Zoo Shelter, Wisconsin Rapids, 2 p.m.; June 12 in the THINK Academy Playground, Rudolph, 10:30 a.m.; June 12 at McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids, 6 p.m.; June 13 at Lester Public Library, Vesper, 2:30 p.m.; June 14 at Adams County Library, Adams, 10:30 a.m.; and June 14 at Charles and JoAnn Lester Library, Nekoosa, 2:30 p.m.
In the event of rain, the Great Book Giveaway will be moved indoors to a backup location. For more information, visit www.uwswac.org or call 715-421-0390.