Many Southcoast residents know if you want a good deal, you go to Ocean State Job Lot.

Job Lot is furthering it's reputation by donating 12,000 books to New Bedford Public Schools. The Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation is delivering Spanish and English scholastic books to the department's family literacy programs.

Mayor Jon Mitchell and Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin will accept the donation Wednesday morning at 9:30 at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School on Ashley Boulevard. Another delivery will be made to the Hathaway School at a later time.

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