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New teachers receive back-to-school libraries

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KENNEWICK, Wash.-- New teachers receive back-to-school libraries. The Children's Reading Foundation and Goodwill Industries teamed up to provide 45 new teachers in Tri-Cities with new class libraries.

The library giveaway was celebrated Monday night at Country Gentlemen in Kennewick where dozens of teachers and school district officials showed up to celebrate.

Goodwill has invested more than $20,000 to help pay for the new books. A total of 45 teachers within Richland, Pasco and Kennewick will be receiving the libraries. There are 50 new book and 50 gently used books in each collection.