FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Andrea DiFabio
Walk and Read with the Lansdowne Holiday Story Walk
Lansdowne, Pa., December 8, 2020 –The Lansdowne Business & Professional Association (LBPA) and Lansdowne Public Library invite the community to the Lansdowne Story Walk 2020.
Through January 4, 2021, participants can follow the story of Percy, the kind park keeper, in One Snowy Night by Nick Butterworth. The story is posted in windows of participating businesses throughout the central business district of Lansdowne. Readers can play a word hunt along the way by finding and filling in the hidden highlighted words on each Story Walk page on the number location to complete the sentence. Finished word hunt sheets returned to the Lansdowne Public Library Book Drop by January 4th will be entered into a prize drawing for a $25 Visa gift card sponsored by the LBPA.
Word hunt sheets are available from the library or you can go to the library’s website to print one from home.
Lansdowne Story Walk partner businesses are:
Art Space Lansdowne
Yee's Hung Ga Kung Fu Academy
Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation
AViANNA Restaurant & Banquet Facility
Precious Metals Exchange of Delaware County
Historic Lansdowne Theater Corporation
Heffernan’s Little Craft Shop
Kia’s Cakes and Café
Jamey’s House of Music
Maria McLaughlin, Head of Children's Services at the Lansdowne Library, said, “Since the public cannot currently enter the library we wanted to bring a piece of the library to them. Please check our website for more updates and community event news.”
LBPA President Tiara Orange-Austin said, "We were thrilled to partner with the library on this project. It's a collaboration that works for everyone: the businesses, the library and the community. And, it can be enjoyed in a socially-distanced way!"
For more information, visit https://www.lansdownelibrary.org/storywalk-2020.
About Lansdowne Business & Professional Association
The Lansdowne Business & Professional Association (LBPA) is an organization of professional and business owners in the Borough of Lansdowne. It was first organized in 1962 by merchants and professional men and women in the central business district. Incorporated in 1975, the organization now includes members from Lansdowne neighborhood business districts and home-based businesses, as well as, associate members who reside in Lansdowne or have businesses near the borough and participate in its activities.
About the Lansdowne Public Library
Lansdowne Public Library enlightens and enriches individuals by providing equal access to quality information and superior services to meet the changing informational, educational, and cultural needs of the Lansdowne community. The library is committed to strengthening the diverse community of Lansdowne by advancing knowledge, promoting literacy, and fostering lifelong learning to improve the quality of life.