Today is Thursday, July 20, 2017

Wilson Books from Birth turns 4!

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Maliea Oakley of First Freedom Bank reads to students in the Pre-Kindergarten class at Cumberland University on Tuesday as part of Imagination Library Week. Wilson Books from Birth, which grew out of the Imagination Library begun by country music entertainer Dolly Parton, is celebrating its fourth birthday this week with a number of officials and citizens reading to children throughout the county. Wilson Books from Birth provides a book each month to children registered in the program from newborn to age 5. Oakley read two books to the students, The Home that Jack Built and Llama, Llama, Red Pajama. More than 3,900 children are enrolled in the Wilson Books from Birth program. For more information about the program or if you would like to register your child – there is no cost to families for the books – call 444-5586.

BEN DUDLEY / The Wilson Post

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