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California children under 5 can receive a free book every month

Books on a Library Shelf (FILE)
Posted at 11:14 AM, Oct 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-01 14:14:30-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Young children across California will soon have access to one free book a month courtesy of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Program.

Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill put forth by Bakersfield State Senator Shannon Grove expanding access to the program.

Starting in June parents can sign-up their kids under 5 years old to select from a list of approved books.