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Dearborn Park Elementary unveils renovated school library sponsored by Target and The Heart of America Foundation
Target and The Heart of America Foundation unveiled a state-of-the art library to students and teachers at Dearborn Park Elementary Friday morning, Sept. 7.
The new library features 2,000 new books, furniture, carpet and shelves, and a complete technology upgrade, including new iPads. At the unveiling celebration, each student received seven new books to take home.
Dearborn Park Elementary is one of 32 elementary schools across the country to receive a library makeover this year as part of the Target School Library Makeover program. Through programs like this one, Target is on track to give $1 billion for education by the end of 2015.
Left photo: Superintendent José Banda, left, Dearborn Park Elementary Principal Angela Sheffey Bogan, center, and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, right, help cut the ribbon to celebrate the library's grand re-opening. Target employees (in red T-shirts) also helped in the celebration.