Children's Services Council


MEDIA ADVISORY: May 17, 10 a.m. - Happily Ever After Begins with Reading event at Washington Elementary School

Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County
May 16, 2017

Every elementary school student in Palm Beach County getting a free book for summer


Every child in elementary school in Palm Beach County will receive a free book this month courtesy of the “Happily Ever After Begins with Reading” campaign of Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County. The book distribution is designed to encourage summer reading, with students receiving some of the most popular titles in children’s literature today. Since 2013, Children’s Services Council has provided more than 600,000 books to Palm Beach County elementary school students.

To highlight the importance of summer reading, Children’s Services Council will have a special event on Wednesday, May 17, featuring an appearance from Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Date/time: Wednesday, May 17, at 10 a.m.

Location: Washington Elementary School, 1709 W. 30th St., Riviera Beach

Clifford will be joined by Children’s Services Council CEO Lisa Williams-Taylor as well as officials from the Palm Beach County School District and the Riviera Beach area.

If you have any questions, please contact Jon Burstein at Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County at 561.703.2192 or


About Children’s Services Council:

Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County – a special-purpose government established by Palm Beach County voters in 1986 and reauthorized in 2014 – provides leadership, funding, services and research on behalf of the county's children so they grow up healthy, safe and strong. For more information, visit


Available characters remaining:
Span Validation
refresh button help button
Hint: enter up to eight alpha characters


Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County
2300 High Ridge Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33426
561-740-7000 or 1-800-331-1462
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records.
If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.