Brought to you locally by Friends of the Licking County Library
What is the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library?
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a program that offers any child in Licking County a free book via U.S. mail every month from birth through their 5th birthday.
Can anyone in Licking County register, even if they’re not a Licking County Library card holder?
Yes. All public libraries in Licking County are participating: Alexandria, Granville, Homer and Pataskala.
What ages are permitted to register?
Children receive books from birth to 5-years-old. However, due processing time, we ask that the age cutoff for registration is 4 years, 8 months.
How do I register?
You can register online or with any library in Licking County. Online registration is found here. Forms can be found at any public service desk or print off this PDF and bring it in with you. You can also register by email or phone: firstname.lastname@example.org or 740.349.5500. Please provide the following information when registering by email/phone.
- Child’s First Name
- Child’s Middle Initial
- Child’s Last Name
- Child’s Date of Birth
- Child’s Gender
- Adult’s First Name
- Adult’s Last Name
- Phone Number
- Adult’s Email Address
- Street Address
- ZIP Code
Can books be sent to PO Boxes?
Can a grandparent, legal guardian, etc. register a child, or must it be their parent?
Yes, grandparents, aunts, uncles, caregivers, etc. may register a child. They may also have the books sent to their address rather than the child’s address if requested.
How long will it take for my child to receive their first book?
It may take up to 6 to 9 weeks for the delivery of your child’s first book.
Is there a program like this for older kids?
No, there is no equivalent program for older children.
Who do I contact for questions regarding this program?
Please contact LCL’s Youth Services Department at email@example.com or 740.349.5550.
Who sponsors the Dolly Parton Imagination Library?
Locally, this program is sponsored by Friends of the Licking County Library.
How do I help support this incredible program?
We encourage monetary donations to help sustain the Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Licking County. Please contact LCL Director Babette Wofter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am involved in a preschool/daycare/non-profit group and would like to promote this program to my group. How do I go about that?
Licking County Library is happy to speak to your organization about the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. You can also print this PDF to be passed out to your group.
Watch the video below about this incredible program and philanthropist!
The Little Engine That Could, I Think I Can and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission.
Get to Know Your Apple Device
10:30 AM @ Downtown Newark - Meeting Room A
Get to Know the basics of your Apple devices as well as how to navigate the App Store and download apps for your device. Participants should bring their own device to the class as well as their passwo...
Family Story Time - Hebron
10:30 AM @ Hebron
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.
Preschool Craft Time
10:30 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)
Join us for a morning of crafts, friendship and fun!
Girls Who Code
5:30 PM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room
The fun Girls Who Code curriculum is used to teach ALL school-aged kids the basics of coding. Play with Spheros and be introduced to different languages like Scratch and Python in this monthly program...
Booked to Death
6:30 PM @ Downtown Newark - Upper Level Conference Room
January 22: The Chicago Way by Michael Harvey February 26: The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepoinka