THE GAZETTE GIVES BACK PODCAST

The Gazette Gives Back Podcast: The Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

Charity Tyler executive director of the Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation explains how some books that are part of the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program are printed in Spanish as she shows some of the books at the foundation's offices in the Cedar Rapids Public Library's downtown location in southeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, March 8, 2018. The program helps children build a love of reading and their personal libraries by mailing one book to their house each month from birth until they turn five years old. Children receive
Charity Tyler executive director of the Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation explains how some books that are part of the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program are printed in Spanish as she shows some of the books at the foundation's offices in the Cedar Rapids Public Library's downtown location in southeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, March 8, 2018. The program helps children build a love of reading and their personal libraries by mailing one book to their house each month from birth until they turn five years old. Children receive "Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!" on their fifth birthday. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

In this episode of The Gazette Gives Back podcast, Charity Tyler from The Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation shares the library Summer plans, tools for early childhood learning and the foundation behind the scenes to support one of the region’s most utilized community resources.

The Gazette Gives Back podcast is a new podcast that features local non-profits and the people who work with them. Nonprofits featured are participants in The Gazette Gives Back, a program that provides 41 local organizations with over $525,000 in free advertising throughout 2019. Learn more about the program at www.thegazette.com/givesback

The show is hosted by Quinn Pettifer, Community Outreach Manager for The Gazette, and produced by Stephen Colbert.

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