Books From Birth

Books From Birth

Register your child to get a free book a month

The Books from Birth program is open to all children under the age of five who live in Washington, D.C. It mails all enrolled kids in D.C. a free book each month from birth until they turn five.

Registering your child is easy, simply complete the form below. If you have any questions or any technical issues filling out the application, please contact us at booksfrombirth@dc.gov.

Once you have registered, you should receive an email from our vendor Imagination Library confirming your approval. Please note that this email will not come from the DC Public Library but from Imagination Library.

For more details about the Books From Birth program, please see our Frequently Asked Questions. If you need further assistance, feel free to contact us.




Books from Birth Partnership Toolkit
Are you a school, daycare, nonprofit, or other group that would like to help the Library promote early literacy in your community? View the Library's Books From Birth Partnership Toolkit.