Archived Press Releases

2015:

June 22: Niswonger Foundation to Support Hawkins County Imagination Library Program
 
Sept. 15: Gov. Bill Haslam Proclaims Sept. 13–19 ‘Imagination Library Week’ in Tennessee

 

2016:

March 15: Governor and First Lady Haslam Accept $1 Million BlueCross BlueShield Grant for Tennessee’s Imagination Library 
 
July 19: Governor's Books from Birth Foundation Welcomes New Outreach and Communications Team Members
 
Sept. 19: Governor and First Lady Haslam Launch Celebration of Tennessee’s Imagination Library Week with Social Media Challenge
 
Sept. 21: Nissan Award $100,000 to Governor's Books from Birth Foundation for Tennessee's Imagination Library
 
Dec. 8: Sullivan County Hospital to Enroll Newborn Babies into Tennessee’s Imagination Library Program

 

2017:

Jan. 15: Delta Dental of Tennessee and Governor's Books from Birth Partner to Award Bigger Smiles Grants to Tennessee's Imagination Library
 
Jan. 31: Enterprise Holdings of Tennessee Receives Jack Taylor Founding Values Award and Makes $20K Gift to Governor's Books from Birth Foundation 
 
Feb. 14: Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital to Enroll Newborn Babies in Tennessee’s Imagination Library Program
 
April 20: Tennova-Volunteer Martin Hospital to Enroll Newborn Babies in Tennessee’s Imagination Library Program
 
May 11: Williamson Medical Center to Enroll Newborn Babies in Tennessee's Imagination Library Program
 
May 22: Governor and First Lady Haslam Celebrate Verizon Foundation’s Commitment to Tennessee’s Imagination Library for Children in Foster Care
 
June 13: Tennessee Early Literacy Organizations Launch #ReadingWithDad Social Media Challenge
 
Aug. 30: Nissan Grants $100,000 to Governor's Books from Birth Foundation for Tennessee's Imagination Library
 
Sept. 18: Tennessee's Imagination Library Week Sept. 17-23, 2017 Celebrates Over 30 Million Books Mailed
 
Sept. 18: TNECD and TDLWD Recognize Impact of Tennessee's Imagination Library on Educating Workforce from 'Cradle to Career'

Sept. 22: Governor and First Lady Haslam Celebrate UT Medical Center Partnership with Tennessee's Imagination Library to Enroll Newborns in Program

 

2018:

Jan. 23: Governor Haslam Announces Seven New Elections to Board of Directors of Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation 

Jan. 29:  Delta Dental TN and Governor's Books from Birth Foundation Award Bigger Smiles Grants to TN Imagination Library Programs

Feb. 7: TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center to Enroll Newborns into Tennessee’s Imagination Library Program

Sept. 21: First Lady Haslam Celebrates Tennessee's Imagination Library Week at State Park Storybook Trail

Sept. 24: First Lady Haslam Celebrates Jackson-Madison County General Hospital Partnership to Enroll Newborns into Tennessee's Imagination Library
 
Oct. 1: Dyersburg Hospital to Expand Newborn Enrollment Partnership with Tennessee's Imagination Library Program

Oct. 2: Porter-Leath and Governor’s Books from Birth Host Early Literacy Breakfast Briefing