Barnes & Noble donates 8,000 books to First 5 Fresno County

The Fresno BeeJanuary 17, 2014 

Barnes & Noble will present 8,227 books to First 5 Fresno County Tuesday that were donated during the annual Holiday Book Drive.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Villagio Shopping Center store, 7849 N. Blackstone Ave., Fresno.

The books were donated by Barnes & Noble customers beginning in November and ending Jan. 1. This year, the Fresno Barnes & Noble placed fourth in the entire company for the store with the most book donations.

The books will be distributed to children throughout Fresno County with First 5's mobile classes.

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