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It's Time to Call-a-Pacer!

March 29, 2011

Children and families are invited to listen to their favorite stories in children's literature recorded by a player from the Indiana Pacers on the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library's free 24-hour Call-a-Story telephone line at 275-4444.

Beginning April 4 and continuing through the month of June, Pacers players can be heard reading stories from such classic authors as Dr. Seuss, Mo Willems and Patricia Hubbell. This year's lineup of Call-a-Pacer stories includes:

Week of April 4 Dahntay Jones reads
Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae
Week of April 11 Darren Collison reads
Bubba and Beau Best Friends by Kathi Appelt
Week of April 18 Josh McRoberts reads
I Am Not Going to Get Up Today by Dr. Seuss
Week of April 25 A.J. Price reads
I Can Be Anything by Jerry Spinelli
Week of May 2 Tyler Hansbrough reads
Chicken Little by Rebecca & Ed Emberley
Week of May 9 Roy Hibbert reads
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Nadine Bernard Westcott
Week of May 16 James Posey reads
Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! by Dr. Seuss
Week of May 23 Danny Granger reads
No Peas for Nellie by Chris Demarest
Week of May 30 Brandon Rush reads
Snow Bears by Martin Waddell
Week of June 6 Jeff Foster reads
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems
Week of June 13 Paul George reads
Trucks Whizz! Zoom! Rumble! by Patricia Hubbell
Week of June 20 Mike Dunleavy reads
T Is for Terrible by Peter McCarty

The Library's Call-a-Story telephone service is supported by a grant from AT&T.

In 2010, Call-a-Story received 460,878 calls from children and families who listened to representatives from various local civic, cultural and athletic organizations read popular children's stories.