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News Release

Friday, May 11, 2018

Media Relations

Little Free Library Comes to Los Angeles NA18097dm

WHAT:
Disney Publishing Worldwide, Little Free Library and the LAPD Newton Area Community Safety Partnership Team will host a library revealing event for pre-selected children from the Newton Area community.

WHEN:
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Slauson Recreational Center
5306 South Compton Ave.
Los Angeles, Ca 90011

WHO:
Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr., Council District 9
LAPD Captain Michael Rimkunas, Area Commanding Officer, Newton Division
Newton Area Community Safety Partnership Team

WHY:
Disney Publishing Worldwide and Little Free Library will begin to reveal nine Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War" themed Little Free Libraries across the country, including a larger showpiece library in Los Angeles and the first underground Little Free Library in New York City. These libraries will be stocked with books for two years, courtesy of Disney Publishing Worldwide and the nonprofit social enterprise First Book (firstbook.org), to bring communities together and celebrate the power of reading through free access to books.

For more information, please contact Media Relations at 213-486-5910, or Mary Ann Zissimos, Disney Publishing Worldwide at 818-544-0432, email maryann.zissimos@disney.com

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