Author Tish Rabe came to visit the Bristol Library on April 9, 2015
funding from the Liberty Bank Foundation and the work of the Bristol Early
Childhood Alliance, healthcare providers at Pediatric Care Center are now sending
families home from check-ups with free books and a very important prescription
– “read aloud to your children.” Liberty Bank visited the Pediatric
Care Center and supported this message by reading to a group of young patients.
Pediatric Care Center is also the recipient of a brand new bookcase donated
from Bob’s Discount Furniture.
Pediatric Care Center
now participates in Reach Out and Read,
a program that prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by
training doctors and nurses to advise
parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give books to children at well-child visits from 6 months through 5