The Imagination Library

When parents read to their young children, children develop a love of books that later builds strong reading skills.

About The Dolly Parton Imagination Library

THE DOLLY PARTON IMAGINATION LIBRARY is an early literacy initiative that provides new, age-appropriate books each month to children birth to age five in the Wyoming Valley — FREE of charge and regardless of household income.

THE IMAGINATION LIBRARY IS IMPORTANT because birth to age five are the most crucial learning years and early investment in a child can improve brain development and school readiness. That’s why UNITED WAY OF WYOMING VALLEY sponsors the IMAGINATION LIBRARY.


of a child’s brain is fully developed by age 5

How You Can Help

YOU CAN HELP by giving the gift of reading and creating a foundation for success. Sponsor a child for a year through a donation of $30 per child. Be an advocate — tell your friends, neighbors and coworkers about this exciting program!

For More Information

Contact Ashley Winslow at (570) 270-9109 or by email.

Support Your United Way

With your help we can achieve our mission to improve the odds of success for at-risk children and families in our community.