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Get a free book every month for your kids

In a continued effort to promote literacy, The Children's Trust has expanded its Book Club!

Get free monthly books by mail for your child – from birth until their fifth birthday. (The program originally targeted just 3-year-olds.)

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As a member, receive a new book every month in English or Spanish, plus a guide for parents with activities, information and suggestions about how to share the book with their children. Book offerings include classics, award-winners and picture books.

“All books are selected specifically to help children develop their early reading skills for school readiness and, of course, for maximum enjoyment with their families!” according to the official website

Requirements: Children must be living in Miami-Dade County and can be registered up until they are 4-and-a-half years old.

Want more information? Click here! To register your child for free books, click here. 

For answers to “Frequently Asked Questions,” click here. Have additional questions, you can send them through email to

The Book Club is funded and administered by The Children's Trust and Miami-Dade Family Learning Partnership.

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