Saturday, August 8, 2009
On August 4, heavy rains caused flooding in Louisville, Kentucky and the surrounding areas. The Louisville Free Public Library’s main branch was hit hard and the damages are estimated at $5 million. (per the Courier Journal on 8/6/09)
Author Shiloh Walker is organizing a book drive in an effort to help.
How you can help:
Donations of new books, all genres.
Information about monetary donations can be found at WFPL.
Authors & Publishers:
Donations of both signed and unsigned books. All genres, from children’s books to romance to non-fiction, etc, etc.
Signed books can be used in fundraiser purposes. Unsigned books can be used to help replenish the books that were lost due to the flood.
Shiloh has spoken with somebody with the library and at this time, they have no place to store books. However, she is close and will keep the books at her house until they are able to take them.
For those wishing to donate books, there are two ways you can send them. Shiloh can either receive them at her post box address or a friend will receive them at her home.
If you wish to mail them via the USPS, send to:
PO Box 976
Jeffersonville, IN 47131
For those wishing to use Fedex or UPS, send to:
LFPL Book Drive
C/O Jennifer Kennedy
20813 State Rd # 62
Marysville, IN 47141
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