Library Partnership with Independent Records Will Help Support All Pikes Peak Reads

12/29/2011

Media Contact: Travis Duncan, Media Specialist
(719) 531-6333, x1202 tduncan@ppld.org

Bring Your Used CDs to Library to Help Support All Pikes Peak Reads

Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 29, 2011) – Library patrons are encouraged to donate their used music CDs between January 2 and February 13 at collection boxes located at all Pikes Peak Library District locations. Independent Records will donate $1 to the Library for each donated CD to help support All Pikes Peak Reads (APPR) in 2012. CDs must be in good condition, including all original lyric sheets and/or art.

All Pikes Peak Reads is a community-wide effort to improve literacy and foster dialogue across social, cultural, and generational lines. The program includes free community events, author visits, children's programs, theater presentations, school curriculum guides, art exhibits, and much more. Past projects include The Hunger Games (2011), The Devil in the White City (2010), Rocket Boys (2009), The Worst Hard Time (2008), Zorro (2007), Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (2006), Tales from the Arabian Nights (2005), Treasure Island (2004), Frankenstein (2003), and To Kill a Mockingbird (2002).