Have your kid “Call-a-Pacer” to hear players read children’s stories

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 1, 2014)– Children of all ages and families are invited to “Call-a-Pacer” and hear members of the Indiana Pacers read their favorite stories in children’s literature on The Indianapolis Public Library’s 24-hour Call-a-Story telephone line.

By dialing 275-4444, or toll-free at 877-275-9007, callers will hear recorded stories from Pacers players and others in the Pacers organization who demonstrate their love of reading as a way to encourage young ones to develop the habit.

This year’s “Call-a-Pacer” schedule includes:

Week of April 7 – Ian Mahinmi reads “Good Night, Good Night, Construction Site”

by Sherri Duskey Rinker & Tom Lichtenheld

Week of April 14 – Solomon Hill reads “How to Babysit a Grandpa” by Jean Reagan

Week of April 21 – Brooke Olzendam reads “Just a Second” by Steve Jenkins

Week of April 28 – Paul George reads “Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend” by Melanie Watt

Week of May 5 – Luis Scola reads “Small Bunny’s Blue Blanket” by Tatyana Feeney

Week of May 12 – George Hill reads “Pirate Nap: A Book of Colors” by Danna Smith

Week of May 19 – Mark Boyle reads “The Little Red Hen” by Paul Galdone

Week of May 27 – David West reads “The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear” by Don & Audrey Wood

Week of June 2 – Frank Vogel reads “Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball” by John Coy

Week of June 9 – Chris Copeland reads “Bear’s Loose Tooth” by Karma Wilson


For additional information about Library programming for children and families, call 275-4099 or visit www.indypl.org.