The Born to Read program is expanding! Starting in January 2019, Mercy Hospital will participate in the program, which provides new parents at area hospitals with a bag containing baby’s first library card, a board book, a Cardinals beanie, information about infant development and other items. In 2018, over 12,000 bags and library cards were delivered to new parents. The addition of Mercy Hospital St. Louis will reach an additional 9,000 parents and newborns. Learn more.