First Lady Haslam Celebrates New TN Imagination Library Partnerships at Two Green County Birthing Hospitals

Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam and the Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF)celebrated the launch of newborn enrollment partnerships with Takoma Regional Hospital and Laughlin Memorial Hospital in Greene County on Thursday. At both hospitals, each family of a newborn child will now be given the opportunity to enroll in Tennessee’s Imagination Library, receiving the first book, The Little Engine That Could, as an example of the wonderful gift of books to come in the mail in the future. This initiative will introduce Tennessee’s Imagination Library program to parents and families of newborns and emphasize the joys and benefits of reading with children beginning at birth.

In celebration of these birthing hospital partnerships, First Lady Crissy Haslam presented The Little Engine That Could to families at Takoma Regional Hospital and Laughlin Memorial Hospital who have enrolled their newborn in the program

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