The Fort Worth Public Library Foundation, Fort Worth Library, JPS Foundation and JPS Health Network launched Books for Tarrant County Babies, their first joint literacy initiative, on January 1, 2017. All mothers who give birth at JPS Health Network in 2017 will receive a Fort Worth Library Card and copy of the bilingual book “Read to Me” by Judi Moreillon, MLS, PhD, a retired associate professor in the Texas Woman’s University School of Library and Information Studies.
$400 provides 100 babies with a book & a Library card.
$4,000 provides 1,000 babies with a book & a Library card.
$20,000 provides 5,000 babies with a book & a Library card.