Target and The Heart of America Foundation will be unveiling 16 extreme school library transformations across the country throughout the fall.
The complete library transformations will include more than 2,000 new books, advanced technology, new furnishings, shelving, paint, carpeting, and light construction. Target also will give every student from the 16 schools seven new books to add to their personal at-home reading collection.
The selection criteria for the 16 makeovers included the percentage of low-income children served and their overall need for library improvement.
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