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School donates 1,000 books to Boys, Girls Club

BULLARD, TX (KLTV) -

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A thousand new learning opportunities are available for East Texas kids. Thursday, Brook Hill School donated 1,000 books to the Boys and Girls Club of East Texas.

The Club began the book drive to build a library for boys and girls, as well as promoting literacy.

Officials with the Boys and Girls Club say they asked Brook Hill for help, but never thought they would come through like this.

"I called the headmaster and said if we could come up with 500 books, that'd be amazing," said James Vilade, with the Boys and Girls Club. "The kids pulled together and the teachers pulled together for our mission, and I'm really blown away."

Some of the books will also be given away free on the Boys and Girls Club's kids day in September.

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