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Company giving out free books at some Austin ISD meal pickup locations

Literati is working with AISD to give out age-appropriate books to some elementary school students.

AUSTIN, Texas — Reading is a great way to keep kids entertained while they're stuck at home during this coronavirus outbreak, and now a company is helping out by giving out free books.

Literati is working with the Austin Independent School District to give out age-appropriate books to some elementary school students. 

Parents can pick up the books at the lunch stations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from now through Friday. Here's a breakdown:

  • Wednesday, March 25: Perez Elementary
  • Thursday, March 26: Houston Elementary
  • Friday, March 27: Linder Elementary

On Tuesday, Austin ISD announced it's extending the school closures until at least April 13 in response to the stay-at-home order in Travis County.


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