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Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Rose Park Elementary School students Htay Aung, Irais Baldarama and Gabriel Vazquez have some fun unloading books from Barnes and Noble in Salt Lake City Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. The bookstore partnered with the school and encouraged parents and community members to help support the school by donating or purchasing books.

SALT LAKE CITY — Sometimes children may feel exhausted while dragging a heavy load of books to school, but students at Rose Park Elementary enjoyed lugging boxes of donated books on Tuesday.

Barnes and Noble at The Gateway delivered more than 2,700 books to Rose Park Elementary. The bookstore partnered with the school and encouraged parents and community members to help support the school by donating or purchasing books.