Prince George's County giving out free coats to children at libraries this winter

Prince George's County libraries will be offering free coats to children this winter as part of Operation Warm.

Families can bring their children to three library locations between December 3 and January 7 to get a free coat.

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The event will take place at the following locations:

Saturday, December 3, 10 am-12 pm - Largo-Kettering Branch Library
Saturday, December 17, 10 am-12 pm - Oxon Hill Branch Library
Saturday, January 7, 10 am-12 pm - Laurel Branch Library

A limited number of coats are available per size, 2T to Adult XL, and per location. 

There is a limit of two coats per family and one coat per child. The requested coat will only be available at the location specified during registration. 

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"Staying warm in the winter is not only important for the health and safety of our children, but having a nice new coat boosts confidence and emotional well-being," said PGCMLS Program Services Manager Rachel Zukowski. "Thank you to Operation Warm, the PGCMLS Foundation and Wawa for their contributions in providing this great opportunity to the children in our community."

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