Mar 27 2013
“Since the Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, it receives duplicate copies of books that can be donated to other libraries in need," said Rogers. "So, this is a simple way to help our public libraries stock their shelves and replace older books during tough economic times."
Rogers presented Pulaski County Public Library Director, Charlotte Keeney with several boxes of literature.
"We are so thankful that the Congressman took time to think about us here at the Pulaski County Library," said Keeney. "These books will be a nice addition to our collection for the public to enjoy."
So far, Rogers has also collected books for West Liberty Elementary School, Knott County Public Library, Lee County Public Library, Magoffin County Public Library and the McCreary County Public Library.
Rogers has served Kentucky’s 5th Congressional District since 1981. With a focus on economic development, job creation, fighting illegal drugs and preserving Appalachia’s natural treasures, he has a reputation for listening to his constituents and fighting for the region he represents. For more information, visit http://halrogers.house.gov/ or follow Rogers on Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/RepHalRogers or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/#!/CongressmanHalRogers.