January Book Reviews

It’s 2023!! And we’re so excited about the books being sent out this month by Dolly’s Imagination Library. Here are reviews for a couple of the FUN books arriving in mailboxes this January! Milo’s Hat Trickby Jon Agee Milo the Magnificent botched his card trick. He tangled his rope trick. He’s not exactly…magnificent. When theContinue reading “January Book Reviews”

Imagination Library Receives Grant from Baylor University

December 1, 2022 – Imagination Library of Waco is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the Solid Gold Neighbor initiative at Baylor University to grow and sustain enrollment in a new, high-priority zip code in the greater Waco community. The grant was given through Baylor’s Philanthropy and Public Goods course, whichContinue reading “Imagination Library Receives Grant from Baylor University”

Imagination Library Expands to New Zip Code 76708

Imagination Library of Waco is pleased to announce the expansion of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to a sixth Waco-area zip code, 76708. The expansion allows all children in 76708 to receive one free children’s book per month from birth until their fifth birthday. Imagination Library of Waco expects to enroll 289 children from the newContinue reading “Imagination Library Expands to New Zip Code 76708”

Early Literacy Tips

by Amanda Urabe Literacy is defined most simply as “the ability to read and write.” Here are some little things you can do with your young child to begin the path of literacy. Read together. Emilie Buchwald, award-winning children’s book author said “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” It’s never tooContinue reading “Early Literacy Tips”

June Book Reviews

Dolly’s Blue Ribbon Book Selection Committee picked some great books to kick off summer! Amanda Urabe with Imagination Library of Waco is here to give us book reviews on two books arriving in mailboxes during June. Squeak! by Laura McGee Kvasnosky and illustrated by Kate Harvey McGee In this delightful tale, animals near and farContinue reading “June Book Reviews”