Linn County Early Childhood Advisory Council today announced it will fund Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Linn County. Dolly Parton Imagination Library will provide books for children ages birth to five thank to Kansas Masonic Literacy Center and Kansas Health Foundation Grant.
“We’re excited that the Dolly Parton Imagination Library is available for the children in Linn County,” said Janet Reynolds, La Cygne Librarian. Parents as Teachers is the Local Champion for this Linn County initiative.
People interested in learning more about Dolly Parton Imagination Library should contact their local Linn County library, Linn County Health Center, Parents as Teachers, Early Head Start, or school to get application.
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 mailed well over 100 million free books in Australia, Canada, The Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom and the United States. The Imagination Library mails more than 1.4 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. For more information, please visit imaginationlibrary.com.