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Anaheim City Libraries Open “Read and Recycle!” Book Donation Campaign
ANAHEIM, CA - (March 15, 2010) - The Anaheim Public Library has announced the start of a new donation campaign - Read & Recycle! The public is invited to participate by donating a new, popular book to the Anaheim Public Library, and in return, donors will receive a free colorful tote bag.

Local librarians and library staff members can suggest needed book titles. The books should be published within the last year, or be recent bestsellers. Donating a new book is a great way to support neighborhood libraries, and each donation is tax deductible.

The Anaheim Public Library has been serving the community since 1902. Its first location consisted of a few book shelves in the back of Cornelius Bruce’s Candy Store. Today, the City proudly offers seven library learning and activity centers throughout the City, in addition to the Book Mobile program.

The tote bags are sponsored by the Anaheim Public Works department , and are available while supplies last (one per person please).

For more information and for library locations, please visit www.anaheim.net, or contact Audrey Lujan at 714-765-1810.
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ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation's premier municipalities and is one of California's most populous and most visited cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation's annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.


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