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Tennessee’s Imagination Library Week

It’s that time of year again! Tennessee’s Imagination Library Week is Sept. 17-23, and we are asking you to join us on social media and #GetCaughtReading—and more! This year, we celebrate over 30 million books mailed since 2004. With such a large milestone, we have expanded the #GotCaughtReading social media campaign to include themes for each day of Imagination Library Week, revealing 5 different ways to participate on social media to help us raise awareness of Tennessee’s Imagination Library. Sample posts and required text/links for each daily theme can be found at the below link and on the attached document. You can pick and choose how you want to participate each day and post multiple times. We encourage you to share this with friends, family, coworkers, etc.
Monday, Sept. 18: #GotCaughtReading
Post a picture of you reading an Imagination Library book or another children’s book yourself or to a child, class of students, group of people, etc.
 
Tuesday, Sept. 19: #GotCaughtGiving & #GotCaughtBidding
Make a general donation to Tennessee’s Imagination Library or set up a fundraising page to share on social media. Here is the link to make a general donation or set up a fundraising page: http://bit.ly/gotcaughtgiving2017.
Bid on a unique Dolly Parton painting by Nashville artist Arthur Kirkby from Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 9:00 am to Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 9:00 am. Proceeds will benefit Tennessee’s Imagination Library programs. Here is the link to bid on the Dolly Parton painting: http://bit.ly/gotcaughtbidding2017.
 
Wednesday, Sept. 20: #GotCaughtLearning & #WednesdayWisdom
Share a post about the research and statistics of why early literacy matters, impacts of Tennessee’s Imagination Library, and why books in the home are so important.
 
Thursday, Sept. 21: #GotCaughtVolunteering
Share a post about why you support Tennessee’s Imagination Library. You can print a "I volunteer/support Tennessee’s Imagination Library because….” sign to fill out and then take a picture holding the sign. Download the signs here: http://bit.ly/ilweek2017.
 
Friday, Sept. 22: #GotCaughtEnrolling
End the week by posting a photo of you enrolling a child or of a child reading/enjoying an Imagination Library book