Barnes & Noble kicks off its seventh annual book drive

November 13, 2012
MILWAUKEE - Now through the first of the year, you can positively impact a child's life by purchasing a book at Barnes & Noble stores throughout Wisconsin during the retail bookseller's annual book drive. Books will be donated to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services and given to children across the state. The goal to is collect thousands of books for Children's Wisconsin of Wisconsin Community Services to give to area children.
Barnes & Noble hopes to collect 75,500 books in the 2012 book drive. Last year, customers donated more than 58,000 books. Children who receive the books include foster and adopted children, children with special needs and children who receive counseling.

For more information about how you can donate, visit a Barnes & Noble near you. To find the nearest location, visit

About Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services is the state's largest private, not-for-profit provider of child welfare services. From offices and family resource centers throughout the state, Community Services offers activities and programs in four core service areas: out of-home care; child and family counseling; public child welfare; and prevention services. Community Services is a member of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. The health system is able to fulfill its mission thanks in part to philanthropic gifts and support from members of the community. For more information, visit