Imagination Library of Waco Growth Off to Good Start

Just six months after launching, Imagination Library of Waco’s enrollment has grown to over 470 children, making it the 12th largest affiliate in the state of Texas. The community of young readers is comprised of children from five of McLennan Counties eligible zip codes; however, Imagination Library of Waco expects to open additional zip codesContinue reading “Imagination Library of Waco Growth Off to Good Start”

Imagination Library Participates in Waco ISD’s Pre-K Roundup

Waco, TX – On Saturday, April 24, Waco ISD held its annual registration event for the Pre-Kindergarten program at the Waco ISD Stadium, and Imagination Library of Waco was proud to be a part of an event providing opportunities for learning and literacy to Waco’s youngest residents. Officials expected close to 350 children to beContinue reading “Imagination Library Participates in Waco ISD’s Pre-K Roundup”

Support Imagination Library of Waco While Shopping on Amazon

WACO, TEXAS, December 23, 2020 – Are you a regular Amazon shopper? If so, you can support Imagination Library of Waco while doing your normal shopping. Amazon’s charitable giving program, called AmazonSmile, allows customers to select a charitable organization to support. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchaseContinue reading “Support Imagination Library of Waco While Shopping on Amazon”

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Launches in Waco, Texas

WACO, TEXAS, December 12, 2020 – Today, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a free book-gifting program for children from birth until their 5th birthday, launched in Waco, Texas through affiliate partner, Imagination Library of Waco. The program allows parents living in eligible zip codes to enroll their children to receive one age-appropriate book per month untilContinue reading “Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Launches in Waco, Texas”

Upcoming: Live Premier of “The Library That Dolly Built”

LIVE PREMIERE OF DOLLY PARTON’STHE LIBRARY THAT DOLLY BUILT Celebrating the People Who Made Dolly’s Dreams Come True EXCLUSIVELY VIA FACEBOOK LIVEWEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2020 IN CONVERSATION WITH, AND ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE BY, PARTON DURING THIS FREE ONE-NIGHT-ONLY LIVESTREAM EVENTDolly Parton’s Imagination Library Celebrates 25 th Anniversary with 150 Millionth Book WACO, TEXAS: DECEMBER 3, 2020Continue reading “Upcoming: Live Premier of “The Library That Dolly Built””

The 2020 Book Selections

Each year, the esteemed Blue Ribbon Book Selection Committee, a specially selected panel of early childhood literacy experts, is responsible for reviewing hundreds of potential titles for inclusion in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Recent studies suggest participation in the Imagination Library is positively and significantly associated with higher measures of early language and math development.Continue reading “The 2020 Book Selections”

Learn About our English / Spanish Books

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library provides age appropriate books every month, but you may not know that the books are selected to ensure that all children, no matter their background, can relate to the books they receive. On top of books that show children of all shapes, colors, and sizes, the Program sends bi-lingual books, too.Continue reading “Learn About our English / Spanish Books”