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Mrs. OBRIEN from Philadelphia PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Library Center Needed

Help me give my students a brand new library center for our classroom.

  • $333 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend an elementary school in Kensington. These children live in a rough, crime-ridden neighborhood. One hundred percent of the students at my school receive free breakfast and lunch every day. Despite all of this, they come to school every day still eager to learn. Many of our parents struggle to purchase the school supplies their children need for school. I wish to make the stressful supply-buying time for families easier by having supplies in my classroom for students to be able to use daily.

My Project

One of the greatest things about my students, they love to read! There is always a line to the newest books in our library, and I love to be able to get them the newest books. However, I need help providing them with more supplies. This project is all about expanding their love of literature!

My students are the most engaged in reading when they are able to get comfy and stretch out.

We have brand new library books in our library, just no library area to read them. The book bins will help to organize our class sets, and other books, for easy access. The rug will give my students a comfy place to read. Our library is growing, we are running out of space. The bookshelf requested would really be a wonderful addition to our library!

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 33 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SoftScape Hexagon Floor Cushions with Handles for Flexible Seating Classrooms, 2 inch Thick Deluxe Foam (6-Piece) - Assorted • Amazon Business $77.99 1 $77.99
Storex Large Book Bins, 14.3 x 5.3 x 7.1 Inches, Assorted Colors, 30-Pack • Amazon Business $63.55 1 $63.55
Fun Rugs Fun Time Reading Time • Amazon Business $60.99 1 $60.99
Tot Tutors Kids Book Rack Storage Bookshelf, Grey/White • Amazon Business $23.79 1 $23.79
Magnefic Book Lending Kit Personal Library, Keeping Tracking and Catalog Organisation, 50 Book Cards Due Date Cards and Pockets, a Box That Blends into Your Bookcase • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
3/4" Round Color Coding Circle Dot Sticker Labels - 10 Assorted Colors, Pack of 2000 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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