Register your child in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Check to see if there is a current program in your area. We have a number of established programs across the state and are adding new affiliates all of the time. Continue to check as we expand programs across the state!
Enroll in the program and receive a free, age-appropriate book every month until your child’s 5th birthday!
Receive a free book once a month
Become a local partner
Learn why early literacy matters
Become a local partner
Bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to your community!
Local partners are the heart of the program. They promote the program online and at in-person events, fundraise, and enroll children who live within their geographical area. A local affiliate/partner must be a 501c3 to obtain non-profit mailing rates. Examples include businesses, school districts, local foundations, etc.
Local Partners Still Needed
Imagination Library of Kansas Advisory Committee
The Children’s Cabinet has assembled a state-level Imagination Library of Kansas Advisory Committee, engaging influential leaders that represent an array of involvement in the early childhood care and education system. The Advisory Committee will support our work to promote, grow, and sustain this important commitment to early literacy. Membership includes representatives of the business sector, philanthropy, elected officials and interested Children’s Cabinet members.
About Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Since launching in 1995, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has become the preeminent early childhood book gifting program in the world. The flagship program of The Dollywood Foundation has gifted well over 167 million free books in Australia, Canada, The Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom and the United States. The Imagination Library mails more than 1.8 million high-quality, age-appropriate books each month to registered children from birth to age five. Dolly envisioned creating a lifelong love of reading, inspiring them to dream. The impact of the program has been widely researched and results suggest positive increases in key early childhood literacy metrics. Penguin Random House is the exclusive publisher for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.
Learn more about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.