Readiatrics Book Drive runs through May 6

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Readiatrics is accepting new and gently used books for children experiencing a crisis in family, health or home circumstances.

The Readiatrics Book Drive runs through May 6. Books collected will be donated to families in western South Dakota with children receiving services at the South Dakota Department of Health. Books will also be provided to non-profit sister programs in Rapid City.

Since 2001, Readiatrics has donated over 150,000 books to children in need.

If you would like to donate to the book drive, donations are being accepted at the Rapid City Public Library, the Dahl Arts Center, Books and all Black Hills Federal Credit Union locations.

For more information on the book drive, email Darla Drew Lerdal at