Each store will feature a wide variety of readings and activities throughout the event. Featured authors Lee Bennett Hopkins, Cheryl Abney, and Doug McGregor will do book signings. There will be presentations by local fire departments, Florida Fish and Wildlife, Law Enforcement agencies, Lee Community Youth Chorus, Calendar Girls Dance Group, Golisano Museum, and many more. Presentations from area child care centers as well as a variety of readers from our community will also be part of this event. There will be face painting and arts and crafts activities as well.
The Barnes & Noble Booksellers locations will continue to participate in this fundraising event through their online sales starting on November 24th and running until November 28th. Visit their website at http://www.barnesandnoble.com/
The Estero store is in the Coconut Point Mall located at 23130 Fashion Drive in Estero and they can be reached directly at 239-947-8724. The Fort Myers store is in the Marketplace Shopping Center located at 13751 Tamiami Trail in South Fort Myers, to contact them directly please call 239-437-0654. The Naples store is located in the Waterside Shops located at 5377 Tamiami Trail in Naples and they can be reached directly at 239-598-5200.
ABOUT THE EARLY LEARNING COALITION
The Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida exists to enhance the quality of children's lives by providing families, early childhood educators, caregivers and community partners in Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties, with opportunities to positively impact the future. For details on our many services or to donate, please visit http://www.elcofswfl.org or call 239-935-6100.
For more information regarding the Literacy Buddies Program please visit http://www.elcofswfl.org/