Royer’s annual book drive collected 1,370 new children’s titles for public libraries in the seven counties where the company operates.
Bouquets for Books ran Oct. 22-Nov. 5.
Anyone who donated a new children’s book was eligible to receive a free bouquet. Here are the libraries and the number of books presented to them this year:
- Berks County Public Libraries: 177
- Cumberland County Library System: 156
- Dauphin County Library System: 96
- Hershey Public Library (independent): 113
- Middletown Public Library (independent): 15
- Franklin County Library System: 106
- Lebanon County Libraries: 165
- Library System of Lancaster County: 315
- York County Library System: 227
Bouquets for Books, which has yielded nearly 17,000 books in its 11-year history, will return Oct. 28-Nov. 11, 2017.
Photo: From left, Stephanie Williams, district consultant, Lebanon County Library System, and Erica Bixby, store manager at Royer’s Flowers & Gifts in Lebanon.