Thanks to donors like you, more than 4,000 children in Shawnee County are receiving books at no cost to their family.
Thanks to generous donors like you, more than 4,300 children in our community are receiving books and more than 35,000 books have been delivered.
For 3-year-old Teddy, Dolly Parton Imagination Library gives him access to free books mailed to his home. They are his to keep and enjoy over and over. A new book will be added to his collection each month until he turns 5.
Thank you all our donors who have chosen to give the gift of reading. Together, we believe in the power of literacy to change and enrich lives.
BNSF Railway Foundation was presented the Outstanding Foundation award for their support of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in addition to their ongoing support of number local charities.
Laura Sinkler, a teacher at Raintree Montessori School in Lawrence, made a gift to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in honor her 9-year-old student, Tilly Johnson. Why is Sinkler honoring Tilly…?
Children, ages birth to 5, can receive a free book mailed to their home each month. Sign-up today!
We are committed to supporting Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library – a program that puts books into children’s mailboxes each month. Donate today to make a difference to thousands of children in Shawnee County.
With Imagination Library, children under age 5 are mailed an age-appropriate book each month – creating a home library of up to 60 books to study, read and share. $25 covers the cost for a child for one year.
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is partnering with the United Way of Greater Topeka providing a unique early years book gifting program to Shawnee County called Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The program mails a brand new, age-appropriate book every month to enrolled children from birth to age five, creating…