Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a unique early-year book gifting program that mails a brand new, age-appropriate book to enrolled children every month from birth until five years of age, creating a home library of up to 60 books and instilling a love of books and family reading from an early age.

All children from birth to age five who live in the following communities/school districts are welcome to register for the Imagination Library program courtesy of the Bruening Foundation, United Way of Greater Cleveland, the William M. Weiss Foundation, the Heights Family Foundation, Lubrizol, St. Luke’s FoundationSisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, and Third Federal Foundation:

  • Cuyahoga County
    • All Cities
  • Lake County
    • Mentor
    • Mentor-on-the-Lake
    • Concord Township
    • Wickliffe

NOTE: If you register in October, you will receive your first book in December. 


To begin registration, please complete the survey below – or text FREEBOOKS to 313131.


You can also download a pdf of the enrollment form. Simply fill it out and mail it to the address provided.

Imagination Library celebrated its 25th year in 2020, gifting over 130 million books. Imagination Library currently has over a million children registered. In Greater Cleveland, The Literacy Cooperative aims to enroll 50,000 children. The ultimate goal of this initiative is to improve kindergarten readiness and family literacy habits in Cuyahoga County. For more information, contact jspoerl@literacycooperative.org.