Fill your home library with books that will spark your child's imagination and inspire a love of reading.
Mailed to your child monthly until their 5th birthday, each book is a free gift for your child to keep. This service is made possible with funding from the Westerville Library Foundation, in partnership with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.
*Only parents and legal guardians are eligible to participate on behalf of their child. If you do not have an email address, you can register in person or over the phone. For more information, contact us at 614-882-7277 ext. 5025 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
With support from local communities, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library makes it possible for children ages 0 to 5 to receive is a 60-volume set of books beginning with the children's classic The Little Engine that Could.
Currently over 1,600 local communities provide the Imagination Library to over 750,000 children each and every month. Already statistics and independent reports have shown Dolly Parton's Imagination Library drastically improves early childhood literacy for children enrolled in the program. Further studies have shown improved scores during early literacy testing. For more information, visit their website.
For more information about how reading to your children can help prepare them for a life of learning, visit this page.
This program is made possible by the support of the Westerville Library Foundation. For the next five years, the Foundation is committed to raising the funds to pay the fee of $25 per year for each child who registers. Currently, approximately 5,500 children qualify.
In preparation, the Foundation is seeking sponsors to assure a strong launch and a successful program. Learn more.
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