Dolly Parton Imagination Library mails a free book each month, every month from when a child is born until they are 5 years old.  Books are chosen by education experts and selections are matched to make them appropriate for the child’s age.

But is the Imagination Library free? Yes, the program and books are completely free. Dolly Parton’s Library sends free books to over 1 million children.

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How to sign up for Dolly Parton Imagination Library

First, check to see if Dolly Parton’s Library is available in your area. The program currently includes the US, Canada, Australia, Republic of Ireland and the UK.

Register your child online.

Each month your child will receive a new book by mail.

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Free Dolly Parton Books

How is the Imagination Library able to give away so many free children’s books? Thanks to local organizations and individuals who volunteer. You can start a program in your area. Visit this page for more information on how to become an Imagination Library Local Champion.

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What Children’s Books Will I Receive

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Books are chosen based on themes appropriate for each age group. Classic fiction, contemporary fiction and non-fiction titles reflecting a diverse collection of subjects. From well-loved favorites for early readers to inspiring stories, your child will enjoy the gift of receiving and reading a new book each month.

Some of the books included in previous/current programs:

Llama Llama Hide & Seek

I Love You, Spot

Good Night, Gorilla

Sleep Tight with the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Sleep Train

Shh! Bears Sleeping

The Snowy Day

Families Belong

Llama Llama Loves to Read

Coat of Many Colors

Violet the Pilot

First Day Critter Jitters


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