(Belcamp, Maryland – March 18, 2013) Harford County Public Library employees added creativity to their participation in the Harford County Government’s “Harvest for the Hungry” food collection campaign which ran March 1-8. The Library held a contest for Library employees only for the most creative food collection themes and displays. Library retirees Susan Burdette and Ruby Corum judged the displays at all of the Library branches and the Administrative Office. Taking first place was the Bel Air Library’s Children Department with their “LMNO Peas” display. The Technical Services Department of the Administrative Office won second place with their theme of the “The Fairy Food Mothers” and the Norrisville Library took third place with a creative display with a “Pantry Picnic” theme. Overall, Harford County Public Library collected 1,810 pounds of food to be donated to the Harford Community Action Agency which provides food for those in need.
Harford County Public Library operates eleven branches located throughout Harford County, Maryland. The library serves over 175,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of 4.5 million. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community.
Photo caption #1: The Children’s Department of the Bel Air Library took first place in the Library’s competition for creative food collection displays while participating in Harford County Government’s recent “Harvest for the Hungry” campaign.