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.