|Philadelphia Eagles Book Mobile popping in on Aug. 2 for special story time|
|Thursday, 26 July 2012 14:58|
The Philadelphia Eagles Book Mobile will be stopping by the Atlantic City Free Public Library for a special story time at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2. The story time will be held at the Main Library, located at One North Tennessee Ave.
The Eagles’ Storybook Man will read a book to the children. Each child will have the opportunity to pick out a free book to keep following the reading. The program is scheduled to run 30-45 minutes.
PHOTO: The Eagles Book Mobile and Storybook Man appeared at the library in 2011 during the library's Summer Reading Program.
This literacy program is part of the Eagles Youth Partnership (EYP). EYP serves more than 50,000 low income children in the Greater Philadelphia region every year with a focus on health and education programming. EYP takes its services directly to kids at their schools and in their neighborhoods. The signature mobile programs – the Eagles Eye Mobile and Eagles Book Mobile – leverage the celebrity and excitement of the Eagles football team, enabling EYP to capture the attention of some of the hardest-to-reach children.
The Book Mobile has distributed 510,624 books and traveled 62,874 miles since 2000, according to the Eagles.
Call (609) 345-2269, ext. 3050, for more information.