It's Time to Call-a-Pacer!
March 29, 2018
Children and families are invited to hear their favorite stories in children's literature read by members of the Indiana Pacers from April through June on The Indianapolis Public Library's 24-hour Call-a-Story telephone line.
By dialing 317-275-4444 or toll-free 877-275-9007, listeners will hear recorded stories with a "down on the farm" theme from Pacers players who demonstrate their love of reading as a way to encourage young ones to "read like a pro."
The 2018 "Call-a-Pacer" schedule includes:
- Week of April 2 - Victor Oladipo reads "Horseplay" by Karma Wilson
- April 9 - Ike Anigbogu reads "Big Tractor" by Nathan Clement
- April 16 - Darren Collison reads "Sheep Go to Sleep" by Nancy Shaw
- April 23 - Glenn Robinson III reads "Giggle, Giggle, Quack" by Doreen Cronin
- April 30 - Mark Boyle reads "Old MacDonald's Things That Go" by Jane Clarke
- May 7 - Cory Joseph reads "I Love My Hat" by Douglas Florian
- May 14 - Domantas Sabonis reads "Stanley the Farmer" by William Bee
- May 21 - Scot Pollard reads "Farmer Duck" by Martin Waddell
- May 29 - Thad Young reads "Click, Clack, Peep!" by Doreen Cronin
- June 4 - Myles Turner reads "Go Sleep in Your Own Bed!" by Candace Fleming
- June 11 - TJ Leaf reads "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type" by Doreen Cronin
- June 18 - George McGinnis & Darnell Hillman read "Thump, Quack, Moo: A Whacky Adventure" by Doreen Cronin
In 2017, "Call-a-Pacer" generated 61,713 calls during its 12-week run.
For additional information about Library programming for children and families, call 317-275-4099 or visit www.indypl.org.