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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive 2019

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For more than five years, Arkansans have helped libraries across the state to collect thousands of sweaters in the memory of Fred Rogers’ neighborly spirit. Won’t you help a neighbor and help continue this outstanding legacy?

This November, you can join AETN, participating libraries, the Arkansas Salvation Army and local Arkansas charities as we collect new and gently used sweaters and winter clothing for the 2019 Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive.

Last year, Arkansans donated more than 3,000 sweaters for neighbors in need and, as cold weather sets in, we hope to collect sweaters and clothing items to reach even more of those in our communities.

2019 Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood participating drop off locations include:

  • Alma Public Library.
  • Arkansas River Valley Regional Library Headquarters (Dardanelle).
  • Arkansas State Library (Little Rock).
  • Barton Library (El Dorado).
  • Boyd T. and Mollie Gattis Logan County Library (Paris).
  • Cabot Public Library.
  • Charleston Public Library.
  • Cross County Public Library (Wynne).
  • Dumas Public Library.
  • Eudora Branch Library.
  • Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library.
  • Franklin County Public Library (Ozark).
  • Garland County Library (Hot Springs).
  • Gentry Public Library.
  • Gravette Public Library.
  • Johnson County Public Library (Clarksville).
  • Logan County Library (Booneville).
  • Marjorie Walker McCrary Public Library (Lonoke).
  • McGehee Branch Library.
  • Monticello Branch Library.
  • Sevier County De Queen Branch Library.
  • Star City Branch Library.
  • St. Paul Public Library.
  • Van Buren Public Library.
  • Warren Branch Library.
  • Fred Rogers began the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive in 1997 as a way to encourage communities’ neighborly spirit, and we’re proud to continue his legacy of being a caring neighbor. Every sweater collected in the 2019 Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive will be donated directly to individuals in need through The Salvation Army of Arkansas or local charities.


    2019 Mister Rogers Neighborhood Sweater Drive

    Nov. 1-30

    Donate your new or gently used sweaters at AETN Headquarters or one of 30 participating library branches across the state.