Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

What is Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio?

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Ohio mails kids one free book each month until his or her 5th birthday. Any child in Ohio between birth and age 5 is eligible for the program, which is available at no cost to families. 

Who can sign up?

Caregivers can enroll their children at About 6-8 weeks after registering, the child will receive one age-appropriate book each month. 

What address should I use to sign up with?

The child's home address. Dolly wants the books to be mailed directly to the child each month.

Is this program free?

Yes! Thanks to generous sponsors, this program remains available at no cost to all families in Ohio.

Who sponsors the Dolly Parton Imagination Library of Ohio?

There are several sponsors that support the program! Licking County libraries fund 50% of the program and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio (the statewide program) matches that. You will not have to pay to participate. 

What happens if I move? Can my child continue receiving the books?

If you move to another address in Ohio, you can make that change at:

Who do I contact for questions regarding this program?

Please contact Betsy Wernert, Children's Department Manager, at