Books for Babies is an outreach program of the Concord Public Library Foundation which provides every baby born at the Family Place at Concord Hospital with a free high-quality children’s book.
The program was started during National Library Week in April 2002. Book titles over the years have included: Good Night Moon, The Runaway Bunny, Mud, Jamberry, Ox-cart Man, Wishes for You, Make Way for Ducklings and Goodnight Gorilla. As of early 2012, more than 14,000 books have been distributed.
The current Books for Babies selection is Chicka Chicka Boom Boom written by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault; illustrated by Lois Ehlert