ANNA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Students in the Anna Middle School Gifted and Talented program installed four “small free libraries” at locations throughout Anna this past weekend.
Teacher Christian Gober coordinated with the City Anna Neighborhood Services Department to select the locations, identify the resources needed to complete the project, and determine the ongoing maintenance of the small free libraries.
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Students designed the libraries, invented “Little Coyote Libraries” and installed them in Slayter Creek Park, Johnson Park, Natural Springs Park and Sherley Heritage Park.
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Neighbors are encouraged to take a book and leave a book for others to enjoy.
Anna Middle School students will monitor and maintain the program and then pass the responsibility on to the next class as students move up one grade level.
If people want to donate more books than there is room for at the library, they can drop them off at Anna Middle School.
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“We are excited to have this project realized in Anna and to have partnered with Anna Middle School’s talented and talented program to make it happen,” said Director of Neighborhood Services Marc Marchand. “In May 2021, Anna’s neighbors voted to approve bond proposal B for a community library. While we are in the early stages of design for the project and public input will begin next month, the work of these students shows the continued interest and desire for access to books. and communities. “