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Mrs. Mika from Mesa AZ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

21st Century Redesign

Help me give my students a library that's user friendly and inviting to all by purchasing a new circulation desk that is low profile and can be moved off to the side of the room.

  • $5,911 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The media center/library serves the 600 diverse students and staff at my school. Students demonstrate kindness and compassion to one another which creates an enjoyable and fruitful learning environment. My students are excited about learning and relish the opportunity to expand their world.

My students enjoy not only "textbook" learning but exploring and collaborating with one another to enhance their educational experience.

A large number of my students participate in a number of different learning opportunities like STEAM club, Battle of the Books, Puzzle day and "book tastings".

My Project

The first thing you see in the library when you walk in the door is a large desk. This desk seems to be saying "You must stop here to see if you're welcome".

My goal is to redesign the library to make it more friendly and inviting to all.

I would like to purchase a new circulation desk that has a lower profile and is set off to the side of the library. In addition I would like to create reading and collaboration nooks with a curved sofa. As well as a self checkout station with their own scanner. To help create that friendly environment I would like to add some library art that is fun and kid friendly and a new library cart that is a bright (instead of industrial brown or grey) color for kids to use to return books to.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 580 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Curved Armless Sofa • Arizona Furnishings $2,388.57 1 $2,388.57
IC Circulation Corner Radius • Arizona Furnishings $642.50 1 $642.50
IC Circulation Corner Radius Filler • Arizona Furnishings $507.50 1 $507.50
Installation of circulation desk and sofa • Arizona Furnishings $353.85 1 $353.85
Sandusky Lee SL327-06 Single Sided Sloped Shelf Welded Bookcase, 14" Length, 28" Width, 46" Height, 3 Shelves, Ocean • Amazon Business $243.95 1 $243.95
ScanAvenger Portable Wireless Bluetooth Barcode Scanner: 3-in-1 Hand Scanners - Cordless, Rechargeable 1D and 2D Scan Gun for Inventory Management - Wireless, Handheld, USB Bar Code/QR Code Reader • Amazon Business $61.97 2 $123.94
NIUBEE Clear Acrylic 8x10 Wall Mount Picture Frame, Floating Frames for Photography Display (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $39.99 3 $119.97
Books are My Happy Place Set of Wall Decor Art Prints 8x10 Size (Set of 8) Reading Owl • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99

Materials cost

$4,401.27

Vendor shipping charges

$211.71

State sales tax

$314.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$66.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$5,023.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$886.53

Total project goal

$5,910.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$5,910.22

1 Donor

-$5,023.69

Donations toward project cost

-$5,023.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$886.53

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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