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Mrs. Conrad from Reading PA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Decorate our Library Book Nook!

My students need an end table, lamps and attractive rug to decorate our Book Nook and make it a welcoming place to relax and read!

  • $471 goal

This project expired on December 31, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." — Kate DiCamillo At Lauer's Park we strive to make reading a joy. We aim to create areas in our library and our entire school that are peaceful and relaxing places to read for fun!

Our city is on the top of list of poorest in the country.

Our students are served breakfast every morning and more than 80% receive free or reduced lunches. Many are second language learners. They do not have the reading background that may students come to school with. Despite that, they work hard and are very proud of our school and community.

My Project

Our Book Nook is a special area in our library that promotes reading for fun. After students check out books, they can earn special passes to go relax and read. It is colorful and welcoming but it needs these items to complete the picture. My students need an end table, lamps and attractive rug to decorate our Book Nook and make it a welcoming place to relax and read! The students will use the Book Nook every day in the library at all ages. The multiple handicap students love to relax and enjoy this area as well. It is enjoyed by all and could be so much better with just a few important items!

This project will help us complete our Book Nook.

Giving our students a desire to read and the passion to become lifelong reading and learners is so important for their futures. If we open this book we can open their future!

Mrs. Conrad
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 800 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Royal Collection Black Red White Contemporary Design Shaggy Area Rug (6013) (6'7"9'6") • Amazon Business $259.80 1 $259.80
Park Madison Lighting PMT-1815-20 Two Piece Table and Floor Lamp Set in Bronze Finish with Hand Crafted Shades, Table Lamp - 22 1/4" Tall, Floor Lamp - 60" Tall • Amazon Business $78.99 1 $78.99
Ikea Black-Brown Lack Side Table • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99

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