Children's Services Council


Council provides free books for all 90,300 public elementary school students in Palm Beach County

Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County
May 15, 2018

Every child in public elementary schools in Palm Beach County will receive a free book this month courtesy of Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County. The book distribution encourages summer reading, with students receiving some of the most popular titles in children’s literature today, including Harry Potter, Wrinkle in Time and Captain Underpants. Since 2013, Children’s Services Council has provided more than 700,000 books to Palm Beach County public elementary school students.

To highlight the importance of summer reading, Children’s Services Council will have a special event featuring Palm Beach County School District Superintendent Donald E. Fennoy II, Children’s Services Council CEO Lisa Williams-Taylor and Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Date/time: Tuesday, May 15 at 10:15 a.m.

Location: Forest Hill Elementary School, 5555 Purdy Lane

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


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Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County
2300 High Ridge Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33426
561-740-7000 or 1-800-331-1462
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