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Babies Get First Library Card

Arlington sends newborns home with first library card



    Babies Get First Library Card


    As part of an effort to promote reading from day one, families having a newborn at Arlington Memorial Hospital will be sent home with a library card, books, and literacy-related material.
    According to the Arlington Public Library website, My First Library Card is intended for children under three as a means of introducing young children to the culture of print, song, rhyme, and story.
    Children over three can have a parent apply for a GOcard, a specially designed program for elementary age children.
    Arlington parents may apply for the library cards online or at their local public library.